Bossier City police have arrested an 18-year-old after he attacked a woman with a knife while trying to rob her.

It happened at the Scott-Dickerson Housing Complex in the 700 block of Dickerson Street. Violent Crimes detectives say Sircharles Dusesoi went to the victim's apartment, where she offers candy for sale to residents, and tried to rob her while armed with a knife. He cut her neck and hand, then fled the scene.

The 32-year-old victim was taken to University Health with non-life-threatening injuries. Detectives were able to gather information linking Dusesoi to the attack.

He was booked into the Bossier City Jail, then later transferred to the Bossier Parish Maximum Security Facility. He's charged with attempted first degree murder and attempted armed robbery.

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