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Nacogdoches police make arrest in machete attack

Jose Alfaro (Source: Nacogdoches County Jail) Jose Alfaro (Source: Nacogdoches County Jail)
NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) -

Nacogdoches Police officers arrested a 44-year-old man late Wednesday night in connection to the alleged machete attack that occurred at a home in the 600 block of West Seale Street.

Jose N. Alfaro, of Nacogdoches, is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on a second-degree felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge. No bail amount has been set at this time.

According to a press release, the Nacogdoches Police Department received word at about 10:31 p.m. Wednesday that the suspect in the machete attack was at the Nacogdoches County Law Enforcement Center wishing to surrender. At that point, NPD officers went to the county jail and arrested Alfaro on the aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge.

He is accused of assaulting a 50-year-old man with a machete during a disturbance Tuesday afternoon.

The victim suffered numerous cuts to the head and body, along with a head injury, according to the police report. He is at a Nacogdoches hospital and is in serious condition.

Alfaro allegedly fled the scene after the assault, the police report stated.

The case has been turned over to the Nacogdoches County District Attorney’s Office.

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