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Mandan Man Attacks Roommate with Machete

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A 48-year-old Mandan man was arrested after he attacked his roommate with a machete.

At 12:30 this morning, Mandan police responded to a report of an individual who needed medical attention due to being cut by a machete.

Domingo Melendez is charged with aggravated assault.

Witnesses told police they had all been at home drinking that evening. Melendez became angry with the victim. He left the apartment and returned with a machete. He attacked the victim, slashing him below his left armpit.

Melendez fled the scene before officers arrived. He was later arrested by Morton County deputies near New Salem.

He is currently being held at the Morton County Correctional Center.

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