According to information released this morning, a woman was struck with a machete type weapon early Sunday morning in the Hiddenite area.
A news releases states that around 12:40 am Sunday, deputies with the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to BB Lane in Hiddenite in reference to a stabbing. Officers found a female suffering from a wound to her hand. The investigation revealed she had been struck with a machete. The victim was transported to an area hospital by Alexander EMS. She was treated and released.45 year old Fredi Lorenzana-Chev Alonso was taken into custody at the residence and charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, interfering with emergency communication, and assault with a deadly weapon with a minor present. The suspect was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center without bond. He is scheduled to make an initial court appearance today in Taylorsville.
According to the news release the victim was the wife of the suspect charged. The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office has been notified of the arrest.