NASHUA, N.H. — A New Hampshire man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for slashing his ex-girlfriend’s throat.

WMUR-TV reports ( ) 33-year-old Carlos Albarran was sentenced after pleading guilty to two counts of first-degree assault on Thursday.

Prosecutors say Albarran HAD arranged to meet with his ex-girlfriend in Nashua earlier this year in order to drop off some belongings. Authorities say he slashed the woman’s throat with a knife while she sat in the passenger seat of a car, dropped the weapon and fled the scene.

The victim, whose name has been withheld, says she is permanently scarred and must undergo more surgeries.

Albarran apologized for his actions.

Information from: WMUR-TV,

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