GASTONIA, N.C. – According to police, two Gastonia men got into a fight Sunday afternoon, ending with one of them bringing out a machete.
Rolando Escobar, 34, of Gastonia, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon.
Police allege Escobar hit a 37-year-old Gastonia man on the arm with the flat side of the machete.
Escobar was jailed on a secured $5,000 bond. His bond is currently on hold, pending an immigration investigation.