Crime Watch: Northwest Iowa man sought for attempted murder charge

2011-11-17T17:03:00Z 2011-11-17T18:25:05Z Crime Watch: Northwest Iowa man sought for attempted murder chargeBy Molly Montag Sioux City Journal

Authorities have asked the public's help finding a Northwest Iowa man wanted for attempted murder, sexual assault and burglary.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation announced this week authorities are searching for James Michael Pietrarosso, 32, of Emmetsburg.

According to the Iowa DCI, Pietrarosso is wanted in connection with an alleged incident Nov. 12 in Emmetsburg, a city about 25 miles east of Spencer, Iowa.

The Iowa DCI reported that Pietrarosso is being sought on felony charges of attempted murder, first-degree sexual assault and first-degree burglary.

Anyone with information about Pietrarosso's whereabouts can call the Emmetsburg Police Department at 712-852-2424.

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