Man attacked with machete-style weapon in Mount Clemens, authorities say

Anna Liz Nichols
The Detroit News

Mount Clemens — A 19-year-old man was assaulted with a machete-style weapon on his way to work in Mount Clemens Friday morning, authorities said.

Macomb County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the attack around 7 a.m. at Church Street and northbound Gratiot Avenue after the victim, a Clinton Township resident who had been riding his bike to work, was assaulted. He was taken to the hospital for several non-life threatening lacerations.

The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office took a 28-year-old woman who fit several witnesses’ descriptions into custody after finding her on foot several streets away from the attack with a concealed machete-style weapon, according to a news release from the department. She is a Mt. Clemens resident and no further details are being released at this time as the sheriff's office is investigating the incident.

Anyone with information on the incident is encouraged to contact Macomb County Sheriff’s detectives at 586-783-8118.