A man is in jail for an attempted murder in the Heartland.
Christopher Michael Brown, 39 of Cincinnati, Iowa, was arrested after an altercation Friday night.
The Centerville Police Department says Brown held out a knife to the victim, saying that he was going to kill him. Authorities say Brown attacked the victim and cut the left side of the victimâ??s neck.
Police say the attack happened in the 1500 block of west Van Buren Street in Centerville, and was stopped by bystanders.
Brown is charged with attempt to commit murder and possession of drug paraphernalia. Authorities say when Brown was arrested, he was found in possession of a marijuana smoking pipe, which resulted in the drug charge.
At last report, Brown was being held in the Appanoose County Jail with no bond pending his first appearance before the Appanoose County magistrate.