Chickasha man accused of using machete, injuring man in assault 

Ernie Norman

CHICKASHA, Okla. – A Chickasha man was arrested after he allegedly used a machete in an assault.

According to a Grady County Sheriff’s Office report, obtained by The Chickasha Express-Star, Ernie Norman allegedly attacked the victim unprovoked.

The victim tried to protect himself with a “bat-like” object, but he was cut by the machete. The report says the victim later realized his side had also been cut by the machete.

The victim then barricaded himself in a bedroom, later fleeing and driving himself to the hospital where he received stitches.

Norman was arrested and faces charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

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