STAMFORD, Conn. — A Stamford man was arrested Monday after people told police he pulled a machete on his girlfriend, Stamford Police said.
Osman-Omar Menjivar-Espinoza, 30, had been arguing with his girlfriend about her cheating on him, and at some point she ran out of the residence screaming he was going to kill her, Sgt. Robert Shawinsky said. He then grabbed her while carrying a machete, and at some point punched her in the face, the sergeant said witnesses told police.
The suspect fled the scene and was later found walking on Taylor Street, Shawinsky said. Menjivar-Espinoza did admit to having a discussion with her about cheating on him, the sergeant said.
He was charged with third-degree assault, second-degree unlawful restraint, second-degree threatening and carrying a dangerous weapon, police said. He was held in lieu of a $75,000 bond and is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday, police said.