Husband charged for Aggrivated Assault

There’s another domestic violence report, from the Toledo District. A 29 year old Guatemalan woman of a village in the district, told police that she was at home with her husband, who was under the influence of alcohol. She said that he started an argument with her and began to assault her – kicking her to the face and stomach, causing her to fall. He reportedly tried to hit her again, but she managed to escape from him. That was when he got a machete and attempted to chop her. The woman said she ran away and went to report the incident to the village Alcalde. Her husband reportedly followed her to where she was and threatened her. Police later recovered the machete said to be used by the husband and charged the husband for Aggravated assault, harm, common assault and threatening words.

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