Man indicted for August machete attack in Anchorage

first_imgAPD squad cars (Photo by Wesley Early, Alaska Public Media – Anchorage)A man was indicted last week by an Anchorage grand jury for allegedly attacking a woman with a machete.According to a Department of Law press release, 19-year-old Jonathan Anaruk faces one count of 1st degree attempted murder, one count of 1st degree assault, one count of 2nd degree assault, and two counts of 3rd degree assault.Police responded to the Aug. 18 incident near Anchorage’s Valley of the Moon Park and made contact with a woman covered in blood.According to the release, officers observed deep cuts to her shoulder and hand, and multiple cuts to her head.She was treated at Providence Alaska Medical Center.Anaruk was arrested on September 19th for the attack and has remained in custody.If convicted of attempted murder in the 1st degree, he faces up to 99 years in prison.last_img

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