Deputies investigate report of samurai sword attack

Deputies inspect the sword allegedly used in the suspected assault with a deadly weapon in Newhall. February 28, 2020. Bobby Block / The Signal.
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A wife suspected of assaulting her husband with a samurai sword was arrested in Newhall on Friday.

Deputies were called to the scene of an alleged assault with a deadly weapon at approximately 4:50 p.m. near Valle Del Oro and Alder Drive, according to officials.

Deputies respond to a wife reportedly assaulting her husband with a samurai sword in Newhall on Friday. Bobby Block / The Signal.

“The call came in as a wife attacked her husband with a samurai sword,” said Franklin Lopez, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Multiple deputies and emergency personnel responded to the scene Friday. Units on the scene worked to clear the area and had guns drawn while there.

A deputy walks out with the sword allegedly used in the suspected assault with a deadly weapon in Newhall. Bobby Block / The Signal.

A woman was taken into custody and then arrested, according to Sgt. Joel Nebel. 

The status of the husband was unknown as of the publication of this article.

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