Amherst Co. Deputies Make Arrest in Malicious Wounding Involving a Machete

Amherst Co., VA - Amherst County deputies have arrested and charged a man they say cut someone with a machete.

Allan Ray Whittaker, 43, is charged with malicious wounding.

According to the Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to Grandmas Hill Road in Amherst on December 29.

Officials say Whittaker cut another man with the machete during a fight.

The victim was treated and released at the hospital.

Whittaker lives on the road where the fight happened, officials say.