Houma man attacks brother with machete

Houma, La. - Police in Terrebonne Parish arrested a Houma man for attacking his brother with a machete.

It happened Sunday morning around 1:15 a.m.

Police say deputies responded to the 200 block of Bellaire Drive in reference to a disturbance.

Deputies say two brothers, who had been consuming alcohol, got into a physical altercation. During this fight the older brother, John Roy Dupre Sr., struck his younger brother, Robert Lynn Dupre, on the wrist with a machete.

Robert was treated for an exposed tendon to his right wrist.

Robert Lynn Dupre, a 53-year-old white male of 201 Bellaire Drive in Houma was issued a misdemeanor summons for simple battery.

John Roy Dupre was arrested for aggravated second degree battery and transported to the Terrebonne Parish Jail where he was booked and jailed. He remains in jail on a $5,000.00 bond.