BURLINGTON, N.C. (WTVD) -- A man is behind bars after Burlington police said he attacked another man with a machete Sunday night.
Just after 7:30 p.m., police were called to the 200 block of Hawkins Street after reports of a disturbance.
When officers arrived, they found the 53-year-old victim suffering from non-life-threatening machete wounds to the upper body.
The suspect, 53-year-old Jerry Saunders, was later located and taken into custody.
He was charged with assault with deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and was given a $50,000 bond.
Officers are unsure what triggered the attack; however, they believe a verbal altercation occurred prior to the assault.
Suspect arrested after allegedly attacking Burlington man with machete