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Man arrested for allegedly trying to drown girlfriend in bath tub

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Orlando Wise (Source: LMDC) Orlando Wise (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville man was arrested on New Year's Day for assaulting his girlfriend.

According to an arrest slip, Orlando Wise, 38, was involved in an argument with his girlfriend outside his apartment around 4:30 a.m. The argument turned physical and the victim stated Wise pushed her and drug her around the apartment.

The victim said Wise took her into the bathroom, turned to water on in the tub and held her head under the water for approximately five seconds. Her mouth and nose were completely submerged causing her to not be able to breathe. 

Eventually, the victim was able to get away and run to another apartment to call police.

Wise is being charged with wanton endangerment and assault.