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Plant City man arrested in machete attack

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

A Plant City man is accused of attacking his grandmother with a machete.

Hillsborough deputies arrested Anthony Griffith, 34, on Saturday afternoon.  They say he got into a physical argument with his grandmother, 75-year-old Barbara Harvey.  At some point, deputies say he armed himself with the machete, and cut Harvey's face and upper body.

Harvey is in the intensive care unit at Tampa General Hospital tonight.  Griffith is charged with attempted first degree murder, and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon on a victim over 65.

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