LANCASTER – A man was arrested in Lancaster Sunday night after he assaulted his spouse and waved a large machete at deputies, authorities said.
Police received a call about a family disturbance at about 8:20 p.m. Sunday, July 16, in the 44300 block of Standridge Avenue, said Lt. Harold Morrow of the Sheriff’s Lancaster Station.
When deputies arrived, they found a man outside waving a machete, Morrow said.
“Deputies were able to get control of him and ultimately arrest him. There was a Taser used,” Morrow said.
The man was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence and spousal assault, the lieutenant said.