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.