ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Reginald Hall, the man accused of attacking and nearly killing a woman in the bosque, will stay behind bars until trial. Hall is accused of hitting a 70-year-old woman from behind as she was running along the trail, then raping and stabbing her after dragging her into a nearby ditch.

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In court Wednesday, the state argued why he should be held until trial. “He is younger, yes but he has six cases listed. Between three cases this year alone he has escalated. He has escalated in his conduct. He went from throwing a rock at one of his coworker’s windows to damaging the property of his family and scaring his family to clearly posing a clear risk to the community with an attack on what is a random stranger to him,” said Alysa S. Draper-Dehart, state of New Mexico.

Judge Britt Baca Miller agreed saying the weight of the evidence is high and she does not believe there are any conditions of release she could set that would keep the community safe.