Man assaulted with machete in Ponca City last night
Ponca City Now - February 20, 2015 12:26 pm
Ponca City Police received a call reporting an assault in the 700 block of West Chestnut Avenue at 1 a.m. Friday. Police and an ambulance responded.
One man was hospitalized in Tulsa with a non-life-threatening injury, police spokeswoman Sherry Bowers said. The 24-year-old man had injuries to his head and nose. The weapon used in the attack was recovered by police.
According to witnesses, the 24-year-old man confronted a 19-year-old man in the back bedroom of the home and an altercation ensued. The 19-year-old man grabbed a machete and struck the victim at least twice.
The investigation is continuing, Bowers said.