Police: Man attacks pregnant woman with machete

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EAST FLATBUSH -

A woman who is 9 months pregnant was taken to Brookdale Hospital Sunday after being assaulted by a man with a machete, police say.

News 12 is told the assault occurred on Church Ave., by the corner of E. 96th Street in East Flatbush around 8 a.m.

Police say the two were in a dispute when the man pushed her, and then struck her on the side with the machete.

Officials tell News 12 the man has been arrested and is being charged with assault, menacing and criminal possession of a weapon.

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