SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Police in San Jose are investigating an incident Monday morning where a male victim was injured after a person attacked him with a machete, according to authorities.
Police said officers responded Monday morning at around 9:30 a.m. to a homeless encampment in the area of Irene and Taylor Streets after an adult male reported being attacked with a machete by a homeless person in the camp.READ MORE: UPDATE: Crews Make Progress in Big Sur Firefight; Containment at 35 Percent
According to police, the victim received a minor cut and was taken to the hospital for treatment. Officers located the suspect in the camp and they were into custody.READ MORE: Big Sur Residents Told to Boil Water Due to Possible Wildfire Damage to Utility
The suspect was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and making criminal threats. Police did not identify the suspect or provide any additional information regarding what led to the incident.MORE NEWS: Hazardous Sneaker Waves Threaten San Francisco Beachcombers
Police said the investigation into the attack is ongoing.