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Las Vegas man facing assault, attempted murder charges

Posted at 3:37 PM, May 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-31 23:35:24-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — U.S. Marshalls in Las Vegas arrested Britt Lairson on May 20 on a warrant dated from 2018.

Lairson was arrested on charges of kidnapping, sexual assault and attempted murder with a deadly weapon, according to the arrest report.

The charges stem from an incident taking place in April 2018 where he was involved in a domestic disturbance.

The arrest report states Lairson and the victim had been in a relationship for seven months at the time of the incident and he got upset once she wouldn't join him in bed.

The victim stated he charged at her with a knife and said he was going to kill her.

A warrant for his arrest was issued in 2018 however he wasn't tracked down until Monday.

Lairson is currently being held at Clark County Detention Center with a preliminary hearing set for June 24.