Man accused of slashing woman's throat outside apartment building in custody

Man arrested after slashing woman's throat outside apartment building. 8/11/17 (LVMPD)

The man accused of slashing a woman's throat outside an apartment building near Maryland and Sahara is behind bars.

On August 10 at 4 a.m., officers with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department were dispatched to an apartment complex located in the 1500 block of East Karen Avenue to investigate a report of a woman being stabbed.

When officers arrived, they located a woman outside an apartment who had suffered a cut to the neck. She was transported to the Sunrise Trauma Center with potential life threatening injuries.

During the course of the investigation, detectives identified 27-year-old Willie Jackson as a suspect in this case.

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On August 11, detectives with LVMPD Technical and Surveillance Section, Sexual Assault Section, and the Criminal Apprehension Team located Jackson and took him into custody.

Willie Jackson is currently in the process of being booked into the Clark County Detention Center for one count of attempted murder with a deadly weapon.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Sex Crimes Section by phone at 702-828-3442. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at

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