A Mission man has been sentenced to two years in prison and three years’ probation for a violent assault on a woman a year ago.
Henri Michael Swennen, 34, was initially charged with attempted murder, but the charge was later reduced to aggravated assault.
The assault, involving a woman known to Swennen, occurred on March 17, 2016.
Police did not release any further details on the incident.
In addition to the jail term, Swennen was given a lifetime weapons ban.
According to the provincial court database, he has prior convictions for uttering threats, possessing a controlled substance and driving while prohibited.