Ashland man arrested for assault

, Posted: Mon, July 28 2014 at 12:30 PM, Updated: Mon, July 28 2014 at 1:30 PM

Ashland man arrested for assault

Ashland, Ore. -- 45-year-old Jon Coldwate was arrested on Sunday for allegedly assaulting a man with a machete in Ashland.

28-year-old Issac Lindsey told police that he and three other people were confronted by Coldwate as he was swinging a machete and screaming he was going to kill him.

Lindsey says he stepped in front of the group and was cut by the machete in the palm of his hand. The cut was extremely deep and required numerous stiches. 

Coldwate is being held at the Jackson County Jail and charged with Assault (1) and Menacing. Bail is set at $1,004,000.

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