Metro Police: Man Attacks Roommates With Machete

Posted at 3:46 AM, Dec 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-27 08:06:11-05

Metro Police said they're investigating after two men woke up to their roommate attacking them with a machete. 

The incident was reported off North Dupont Avenue in Madison around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. 

Police said the suspect, Mark Rigsby, cut one of his roommates several times before the other intervened. 

Rigsby then allegedly threatened to kill him before running off. 

Officers were able to find Rigsby in a nearby wooded area and took him into custody. The motive for the incident remained unknown.