Man arrested for attacking woman with a machete

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machete-attackALTON, IL (KPLR) – Alton police arrested Lonnie Stamper over the weekend, after he attacked a woman with a machete.  Police say the attack seriously injured a woman who had an artery severed in her arm.

Stamper is facing felony charges and attempted murder.

A warrant called the victim a family or household member.