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Man accused of brandishing machete during road rage incident in Lafayette

Posted at 4:00 PM, May 21, 2020

LAFAYETTE, La. - A 21-year-old Lafayette man is accused of brandishing a machete during a road rage incident.

On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a road rage incident that occurred in the 1400 block of Camellia Blvd.

After speaking with witnesses, great assistance from the public, and a thorough investigation, officers were able to develop a suspect, according to Sgt. Wayne Griffin.

Today, the suspect, Andrew Bollinger, 21, arrived at the Lafayette Police Department to conduct an interview with investigators after seeing himself on social media.

During the interview, the suspect advised investigators that he did brandish a machete during the incident, Griffin stated.

As a result, Bollinger was arrested for aggravated assault.

The machete was recovered, and booked into evidence.

Watch the video in KATC's previous story.

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