ALEXANDER COUNTY, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - 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.