Boise man accused of using fists, knife, ax to attack woman

BOISE - A Boise man faces multiple charges - including felony domestic violence - after being accused of punching a woman, then attacking her with a knife and an ax.

Boise police said they responded to a report of an assault that happened on Monday night at a home near Julion Street and Telfair Drive, where a man and a woman who knew each other had gotten into an argument.

The man reportedly punched the woman multiple times, then attacked her with a large knife - causing lacerations to her arms and legs, police said.

The man - identified as 36-year-old Manuel J. Salinas - then allegedly struck the victim in a leg and her head.

The woman got away and made it to a neighbor's home, where police were called.

When officers arrived, the suspect had already left the area. After an extensive search for the man's vehicle, it was located westbound on Interstate 84. Nampa police responded and stopped the suspect.

Salinas was arrested without incident and booked into the Canyon County Jail Monday night.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries

Salinas was transferred to the Ada County Jail on Wednesday and booked on the following felony charges: aggravated assault, domestic violence, use of a deadly weapon in commission of a felony and two counts of aggravated assault.

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