Fairmont man charged after allegedly attacking woman

MARION COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- A Fairmont man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a woman.

According to the criminal complaint, officers responded to Fairmont Regional Hospital on Thursday. The victim told police that Marcal Johnson came at her with a machete before putting the machete down, striking her with a pair of brass knuckles, hitting her, and kicking her. She told police Johnson went to pick up the machete and she was able to escape.

Johnson is charged with malicious wounding.