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Peru Man Officially Charged With Trying To Kill Teenage Girl

Posted by wlpo on August 4, 2011

A man accused of stabbing a girl in Peru has been indicted for attempted 1st degree murder and aggravated battery.

29 year old Richard Vazquez of Peru is accused of stabbing a 15 year old girl from Iowa last month.  The girl was sent to St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria for treatment.

Vazquez was injured when he allegedly jumped through a window trying to run from police.   He was caught without incident in La Salle.

Vazquez is being held on 250 thousand dollars bond.

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