A Penticton man is facing an attempted murder charge after allegedly trying to stab a 78-year old woman.
Gunter Volkmar Spoerlein, 77, was arrested on Sept. 6 after RCMP responded to a “violent offence” in the 300 block of Skaha Lake Road around 7:45 a.m.
According to court documents, Spoerlein is alleged to have repeatedly stabbed Bernadita Spoerlein with a kitchen knife.
RCMP said in a news release that the woman suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The accused is scheduled to return to court, on Sept. 12.
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