Evergicio Gonzalez, 34, has been charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, and possessing an instrument of crime for an incident involving a lawnmower blade on Monday, September 18 in the area of the 200 Block of N. Spring Garden St. in Ambler.
According to the Ambler Police Department, a woman called 9-1-1 around 9:00pm and told dispatchers Gonzalez was armed with a machete and threatening to kill her husband. The blade was determined to be from a lawnmower. The report alleged that Gonzalez chased the victim with the blade before throwing it and nearly hitting a child.
Gonzalez was standing in the street holding a broken glass bottle behind his back when police arrived, the department said. He will appear for a preliminary hearing on Friday, September 29.
The Department’s official announcement can be found here.
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