Police: NH man threatens to kill brother with machete

NASHUA, N.H (WHDH) - A New Hampshire man is facing a number of charges after police say he assaulted and threatened to kill his brother with a machete during an altercation Tuesday in Nashua, officials said.

Police officers responding to an apartment on Kinsley Street for a report of a domestic dispute between brothers learned 22-year-old Benjamin Austin had beaten his brother, according to the Nashua Police Department.

After threatening the victim with a machete, police said Austin punched the man, leaving him with minor facial injuries.

Austin was arrested on charges including criminal threatening-domestic violence and two counts of domestic violence-simple assault.

He refused bail and is being held at the Hillsborough County Department of Corrections.

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