Man arrested after Christmas Eve machete attack on child's mother

Man arrested after Christmas Eve machete attack on child's mother

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A man was arrested Tuesday, after police say he tried to kill his child's mother with a machete.

Fidencio Arguello Sarmiento, 32, was arrested and charged with attempted murder, according to the Horry County Police Department.

On December 25, at about 9 a.m., Horry County officers responded to a home on Enterprise Road for a domestic disturbance with weapons.

The victim suffered lacerations to her hands and arms, police said.The investigation revealed the suspect had attacked the victim with a machete after several days of arguing, according to a police report.

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