Man arrested for attacking wife in sleep with hammer, knife
79-yr old fled after she disarmed him, then turned himself in11 October, 18:12
He is now in police custody and stands accused of attempted homicide.
His 74-year-old spouse is not seriously hurt, and has been given a 15-day recovery prognosis by doctors. She disarmed the man after he attacked her on Friday around 6.00 at their home in Campochiesa di Albenga, near Savona, after a recent fight. The man had fled after he had been disarmed though shortly after had turned himself in to the police.