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Spokane woman says boyfriend tried to scalp her and cut off fingers after days of beatings

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Police arrested a Spokane man Wednesday evening after his girlfriend said he tried to scalp her and cut off her fingers. Police arrested a Spokane man Wednesday evening after his girlfriend said he tried to scalp her and cut off her fingers.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Court documents cited by The Spokesman Review show a 25-year-old Spokane man was arrested Wednesday night after his girlfriend told police he tried to scalp her and cut her fingers off. 

Court records say Dmitry Reznikov held his girlfriend of seven years captive in her home for three days while he beat and stabbed her. The woman told police Reznikov punched her in the face about 40 times, repeatedly hit her with the handle of a knife, threw cans and bottles at her, kneed and stabbed her in the back, and tried to cut her fingers off. The woman said at one point Reznikov tried to scalp her with a knife starting under her eye. 

The woman said Reznikov's Suboxone medication for his drug addition ran out. She said he was also an alcoholic and had been drinking, according to the court documents. 

Spokane Police told The Spokesman Review, that the victim had "serious and obvious injuries, including bruising and swelling around her eyes and on her back. Court documents say she also appeared to have cuts on her fingers and marks under her eye from the attempted scalping. 

Documents say the attack ended when Reznikov's mother showed up at the house and created a diversion to help the woman escape. She was taken to the hospital and treated for her injuries. 

Reznikov's arraignment is scheduled for April 19. 

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