|Woman tied with rope (illustration)|
A husband was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly tying his wife to a car and dragging her down the street, according to police in Germany.
Hameln police said that they have arrested the 38-year-old man, who was not identified, after trying to kill his 28-year-old wife.
According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Sunday evening. After having a dispute with his wife, the man tied a rope around her neck and connected the other end to his car.
He then dragged her 250 feet along the asphalt and cobblestone streets. After a few minutes, the rope became loose and the woman was freed.
The woman was found lying unconscious on the pavement by pedestrians, including a police officer who was on her way to work.
The woman was taken to a hospital, where she is said to be in critical condition.