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Police: Man with machete charged with assault

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Posted at 6:30 AM, Dec 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-15 06:30:37-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police are investigating an assault involving a machete on Bayou Court, which is just off of Augusta Drive in Lexington.

Police said a resident thought he heard a noise outside and grabbed a machete.

Once outside, police said that the man got into an argument with people that were out there and a scuffle ensued.

One person was cut on the hand by the machete.

The resident with the machete was taken to the hospital for treatment of other injuries and police are charging him with assault in the second degree.

Police have not released the man's name as of Sunday morning.