UPDATE: A Weston man was arrested and charged with assault and battery and attempted murder. However, the charges were later dropped.
Waltham Police have charged a Weston man with attempted murder after he allegedly fought with his girlfriend over a dog.
The man faces charges of assault and battery and attempted murder stemming from a Sept. 19 incident at the Crescent Street home he had been living at with his girlfriend, according to Waltham Police Lt. Joe Brooks.
Andreev's girlfriend asked him to leave the home, but Andreev said he wanted to take their dog with him. The girlfriend objected and Andreev allegedly erupted and began strangling her, according to Brooks. The girlfriend was not injured.