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A Breaux Bridge man was arrested on attempted second-degree murder after a disturbance on Albert Street Monday.

In a Facebook post, Breaux Bridge Police said officers responded to a home in the 700 block of Albert Street and found a victim who was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. A suspect at the home, Jernathon Alexander, was arrested.

Assistant Chief Terry Latiolais said the suspect tried to strangle the victim Monday morning. 

The 38-year-old suspect was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on attempted second-degree murder.

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