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Producer/actor Nick Pasqual extradited from Texas to face attempted murder charges

Nick Pasqual, who performed How I Met your mother And Archive 81 and later produced the comedy series Reef for National Daywas extradited from Texas to Los Angeles and pleaded not guilty to stabbing his girlfriend and trying to bring him to justice.

According to prosecutors, Pasqual broke into her home in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Sunland at around 4:30 a.m. on May 23 and stabbed her multiple times.

She was seriously injured and had to be taken to hospital.

Pasqual fled the state. A warrant was issued for his arrest and he was arrested at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, Texas, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.

He is charged with one count each of attempted murder, first-degree burglary of a dwelling in the presence of a person and injury to a spouse, domestic partner, fiancé, boyfriend, girlfriend or parent of a child. A warrant was issued for his arrest after he allegedly fled.

He pleaded not guilty in a San Fernando courtroom on Thursday after landing at LAX airport a day earlier. He was ordered held without bail and his next court date is scheduled for July 16.

Prosecutors have said that if convicted on all charges, he faces life in prison.

The victim, identified by the Los Angeles Times as makeup artist Allie Shehorn, had obtained a restraining order against Pasqual at the time.

Shehorn worked as a make-up artist on the films Girls Club – Be careful, it bites!, Babylon And Rebel Moon.

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