Subject Arrested for Assaulting with Machete

Jorge Andrade (53) was arrested following an incident involving a machete.


The Rio Grande City Police Department was dispatched to Buffo St near Blas Chapa Street in regard to a domestic disturbance around 8:30pm on Sunday.


In a brief statement the victim explained that Andrade had been harassing his family.  When Andrade was passing by the home an altercation was reported during which Andrade took out a machete.


During the fight the homeowner received injuries to his hand and fingers. Police arrested Andrade and was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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