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Man Accused Of Attacking Another With A Machete - Pisgah Forest, NC


Last updated 2/5/2018 at 1:26pm

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Dakota Griffith

A man faces a felony charge after a report of an assault in which a machete was allegedly used as the weapon at 6:45 p.m., Sunday, on the Asheville Highway, according to Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney.

Dakota Ray Griffith, 30, was arrested for one felony count of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

"The victim and the suspect were acquaintances," Mahoney said.

Mahoney said it was an argument that may have led to the assault, which left the victim with "substantial" injuries to his hand but don't appear life threatening.

Griffith has been placed in the cou...

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