(Fort Wright, KY) -- Police are hoping for the help of the public in finding a man accused of attempted murder.  22 year old Jamie Holt of Newport allegedly strangled a woman while at her home on Fayette Circle, Saturday afternoon.

Police say the suspect and the victim know each other.

Fort Wright investigators say Holt has an arrest history that includes assaulting police officers, disorderly conduct, and drug charges.  They have a warrant for his arrest on attempted murder.

Holt is 5'7", about 170 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.  He lives on Bricker Lane in Newport.