Sheriff: 1 hurt, 1 charged after argument leads to machete attac - FOX Carolina 21

Sheriff: 1 hurt, 1 charged after argument leads to machete attack

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Dakota Ray Griffith (Source: TCSO) Dakota Ray Griffith (Source: TCSO)
PISGAH FOREST, NC (FOX Carolina) -

The Transylvania County sheriff said a man has been charged after an assault with a machete Saturday evening.

Sheriff David Mahoney said his deputies were called to an address on Asheville Highway around 6:45 p.m.

Mahoney said they found a victim with substantial but not life-threatening injuries to his hand.

Mahoney said Dakota Ray Griffith, 30, attacked the victim after the two got into an argument.

Griffith was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. He is being held in the Transylvania County Detention Center under a $40,000 secured bond.

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