Brockton: Man charged with attacking family with machete

Brockton authorities nabbed a man accused of attacking his two daughters and their mother with a machete.

The girls called police from a home on Walnut St. late Friday night and said their father was trying to kill them.

Local and State police rushed to home and were able to subdue and arrest 48-year-old David Alicea.

No one was hurt.

Alicea, who does not live at the home, is charged with breaking and entering and assault with a dangerous weapon.


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About Garo Hagopian

Garo Hagopian has been a member of the WATD family as a weekend news anchor since 2008, and has been a writer-producer-editor at WBZ in Boston since 1996.