Police investigate domestic assault involving machete in Woodbridge

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PRINCE WILLIAM CO. – A man is behind bars after police say he assaulted a woman and threatened her with a machete during an argument.

Police responded to a home in the 14200 block of Bremerton Drive in Woodbridge on Monday night to investigate a domestic assault.

The investigation shows a 50-year-old woman was in an argument with a family member, 55-year-old Victor Hernandez, when he took out a machete and threatened her.

Following the investigation, police arrested Hernandez and charged with brandishing a machete and assault and battery.