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Man attacks several people with machete in Fort Worth, police say

Fort Worth police release 2018 crime stats

In 2018, the number of Crimes Against Persons dipped 5.3 percent compared to 2017, according to the Fort Worth Police Department.
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In 2018, the number of Crimes Against Persons dipped 5.3 percent compared to 2017, according to the Fort Worth Police Department.

A man attacked several people with a machete in Fort Worth early Sunday morning, police said.

The man cut at least one person at 1:22 a.m. in the 2300 block of Cypress Street. The person went to the hospital with a non-life-threatening injury, Fort Worth Officer Ivan Gomez said.

Police arrested the man.

Joshua Jerrell Sims, 30, of Fort Worth, is charged with aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to police records.

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