Posted: 1:52 p.m. yesterday

Wake County man charged with stabbing girlfriend

Raleigh, N.C. — A Wake County man has been accused of stabbing his girlfriend in the chest with a butcher's knife, according to an arrest warrant.

The warrant states that Elmer Fernandez Solis-Hernandez, 30, of 4920 Reconciliation Drive, stabbed his girlfriend on Saturday.

Solis-Hernandez was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

He was placed in the Wake County jail and denied bond under a domestic violence hold. His first court appearance was set for Monday morning.

The U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency also placed Solis-Hernandez, a Honduran native, under a detainer while it investigates if he's in the country legally.