- Associated Press - Sunday, November 29, 2020

MACCLESFIELD, N.C. (AP) - Police in North Carolina say they’ve charged a man with attempted murder after he attacked a person with a machete.

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s office said the attacked occurred Friday morning in Macclesfield.

Police said Carlos Antonio Washington attacked a person with a machete outside the victim’s home. Police said Washington fled after being shot at by members of the victim’s family.

Washington was apprehended later by police and is being held at a local detention center. Police said the victim suffered minor injuries.

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