ALTON, Texas — One man is in custody after the Alton Police Department arrested him for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
According to officials, police responded to the 1900 block of E. Harding Street in Alton on Saturday in reference to a disturbance.
During the investigation, officers learned that Diego Alfonso Gonzalez assaulted his father-in-law and a second victim while wielding a machete.
Officers also discovered that Gonzalez bit a portion of the father-in-law’s ear off during the assault.
The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Gonzalez is charged on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.