Berks

Alvin Washington arrested in machete attack of woman in Reading

Man arrested in machete attack of woman in Reading

READING, Pa. - Police said they made an arrest just hours after a violent attack in Reading.

Alvin Washington attacked a woman with a machete as she was sleeping in the 1000 block of Marion Street, police said.

The woman suffered several deep cuts in the attack around 5:45 a.m. Saturday.

Washington denies attacking the woman. Police have charged him with attempted murder and assault.


DISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE  and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Your comments may be used on air. Be polite. Inappropriate posts or posts containing offsite links may be removed by the moderator.

Allentown, PA 18102

40°F

Clear

TONIGHT

29°F

  • %

This Week's Circulars

Top Stories

Latest from the newsroom

More from the Newsroom