Police lay charges in Brandon machete altercation

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Source:  Brandon Police Service Media Release

On Thursday evening, a woman reported being involved in an altercation with her sister at a residence in the 700 block of 10th St.  During the argument, one of the women armed herself with a machete and cut the left hand of the victim, causing an injury that required several stitches.  The accused, a 19 year old woman from Sioux Valley, was located nearby, arrested for Assault with a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for A Dangerous Purpose and released to appear in court in February.