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Police: Man Allegedly Attacks Another With Machete

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(credit: Winona County Jail)

(credit: Winona County Jail)

WINONA, Minn. (WCCO) — A 22-year-old Winona man is accused of cutting a 20-year-old man from Wisconsin with a machete.

According to the Winona Daily News, Eric Albright attacked the man around 1 a.m. Saturday during a birthday party at a home on the 600 block of West Howard Street.

The victim reportedly wanted to use the bathroom near Albright’s room. Police said Albright didn’t want him to so he struck him on the hand with a machete that had a three-foot blade, according to the newspaper.

The victim, from Viroqua, Wis., needed 24 stitches for a deep cut on his hand.

The newspaper said Albright was being held in the Winona County Jail on suspicion of felony second-degree assault.

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