ALEXANDER COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - An Alexander County man accused of striking his wife with a machete Sunday was arrested.
The incident happened around 12:40 a.m. on BB Lane in the Hiddenite Community. Officers say they arrived to find a woman bleeding from her hand after being struck with a machete. The woman's husband, 45-year-old Fredi Lorenzana-Chev Alonso, was arrested in the case.
Alonso was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, interfering with emergency communication and assault with a deadly weapon with a minor present.
The woman was taken to the hospital, where she was treated and released.
Alonso is being held without bond. He's expected in court next Monday.