Woman Tries to Electrocute Boyfriend in Tub With Radio Alarm Clock: Police

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A 28-year-old Rochester woman has been charged with attempted murder after police say she tossed a plugged-in radio alarm clock into a motel bathtub while her boyfriend was in it.

Police in the suburban town of Webster tell local media that Alicia Gould and her boyfriend were in a room at motel early Friday morning when they got into an argument.

Officers say while the man was taking a bath, Gould threw the radio alarm clock into the water in an attempt to electrocute him.

Police say the room's ground fault interrupter went off, stopping any electrical current from making its way through the water.

Gould is being held in the Monroe County Jail on $20,000 cash bail. It wasn't immediately clear if she has a lawyer. 

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