Suspect strikes sister with machete during dispute in Stevenson Ranch

A map shows Fitzgerald and Hemmingway avenues in Stevenson Ranch where a dispute took place between two sisters on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014.

A female suspect was detained after police said she struck her sister with a machete during a dispute on Saturday.

According to Santa Clarita Sheriff's Lt. Rob Hahnlein, authorities received a call at 1:39 p.m. about the incident near Fitzgerald and Hemmingway avenues.

The sisters got into a dispute over a computer, when one of the sister struck the other with a machete. The sister who was struck had minor injuries on her mouth, Hahnlein said.

The other sister was detained, and an investigation was ongoing. The ages of the sisters were not immediately known.


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