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Md. man arrested for attempted murder

SUITLAND, Md. (WUSA9) -- A Suitland man has been arrested for an attempted murder that occurred in March, according to the Prince George's County sheriff's office.

Police obtained a warrant for Nelson Rutillo Cruz for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder on April 1.

According to the warrant, Cruz allegedly attacked a man with a knife and took his wallet in the 4600 block of Lacey Avenue of Suitland on March 31. Authorities say Cruz lived with the victim.

Officers determined that Cruz was in Huntington, Md. and with the help of the Calvert County Sheriff's Office they found him in the 1600 block of Solomons Island Rd.

Authorities say Cruz was taken into custody, transported to the District III Police Station and charged with Assault First Degree, Armed Robbery and Assault Second Degree.