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Man facing attempted homicide charges in Luzerne County for stabbing ex-girlfriend

Attempted homicide charges have been filed in Luzerne County against a man accused of a stabbing at a hotel.

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Witnesses told police that Eric Santana chased his ex-girlfriend behind the front desk at Residence Inn in Wilkes-Barre Township on Monday.

He stabbed her several times.

The victim, who worked at the hotel, was able to barricade herself in a back room with help from a coworker.

Santana surrendered when police arrived, and the victim was taken to the hospital.