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Schuylkill County Woman Slashes Man with Machete

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schuylkill county woman machete

A Schuylkill County woman got sent to prison after police say she slashed a man with a machete during a domestic disturbance.

State Police in Schuylkill Haven say the 35-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man got involved in a domestic fight at a Wayne Township home along Route 183.

The fight started with just some verbal back-and-forth but turned physical, shortly after 1 a.m. on June 1.

That’s when the woman grabbed an 18-inch machete and slashed the man on his forearm. The man suffered a 4-inch laceration on his arm.

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He left the scene of the fight before police arrived, PSP reports. When police arrived on the scene, they took the woman into custody and sent her to prison on $25,000 cash bail.

No names were released with this report.


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