Hugo Alberto Orellana (Photo: Houston Police Department)
HOUSTON – A man is accused of attacking his wife with a sword at a Houston apartment, police say.
Hugo Alberto Orellana, 35, is charged with aggravated assault of a family member.
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Officers responded to the apartment complex in the 12600 block of Northborough Drive around 4:15 a.m. Thursday.
According to police, the 29-year-old victim reported that she woke up to her husband holding a sword. Police say she told officers that Orellana attacked her with the sword, striking her multiple times.
She ran to the home of a neighbor, who called 911.
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Paramedics transported the woman to the hospital, and she is expected to recover from her injuries, officials say.
Orellana was taken into custody. He was treated at a hospital and then taken to the jail for processing.
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