Man accused of striking wife with machete

- A man accused of striking his wife with a machete Sunday was arrested.

The incident happened about 12:40 a.m. on BB lane in Hiddenite. Officers say they arrived to find a woman bleeding from her hand after being struck by 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.

His wife was taken to the hospital for treatment and later released.

Alonso is being held without bond and is expected in court Monday. 

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