Report: Man cut woman's clothes with machete

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Myrtle Beach Police are preparing to press assault charges against one man after an argument that involved a machete.

Police officers were called to the motel room on Second Avenue North just before 4 a.m. Monday to find a man and woman in the room with a machete.

The woman told police she lived with the man, but had been staying with a friend for the past two days. When she returned, the man started arguing with her and calling her names.

The police report states he struck her face, headbutted her and choked her before using a machete to hit a table and cut her shorts.

The man was very intoxicated and uncooperative," the report states. He was placed under arrest but charges against him are pending.

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