BULLHEAD CITY–A local man was apprehended Saturday after reportedly attempting suicide at a home in the 1900 block of Morning Glory Trail.

Michael Scott Boyea, 35, faces charges for attempted first degree murder and aggravated assault.

Bullhead City Police spokeswoman Emily Fromel said on Saturday, August 4 at about 6:15 p.m., police responded to a report of a suicidal subject with a knife. When police arrived on scene, Boyea ran out the back door. Boyea jumped several fences and was shortly apprehended in a backyard in the 1900 block of Morning Glory Trail.

He was taken to Western Arizona Regional Medical Center where he was treated for a self-inflicted injury. Boyea was arrested for an outstanding felony warrant where he had stabbed a man several times on May 21st, 2018.

He was booked into the Mohave County Jail in Kingman.