LOCKPORT, NY-- It was sentencing day for a Lockport man accused of trying to kill a seven-year-old girl.
David Alfonso was ordered to spend 15 years behind bars.
The 28-year-old was originally charged with attempted murder for attacking his girlfriend's young daughter last New Year's Eve.
The girl suffered neck and jaw injuries when he tried to slit her throat.
In July - Alfonso pleaded guilty to attempted first degree assault. His young victim was not in court, but the prosecutor read a statement from her to the court.