South Florida

West Palm police: Man, 82, attacks visitor with machete

Elpidio De Leon Pimentel
Elpidio De Leon Pimentel

An 82-year-old West Palm Beach man attacked a 42-year-old man with a machete during an argument Sunday night, West Palm police say.

When an officer showed up at an apartment on Southern Boulevard near Lake Avenue, he saw Elpidio De Leon Pimentel, 82, holding a machete and trying to attack a man, the arrest report said. Pimentel put down the machete upon the officer’s command.

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