Man with machete accused of attacking woman in Benton City

BENTON CITY, Wash. - A man is facing assault charges out of Benton City for allegedly attacking a woman. More charges are pending.

Deputies were called out to a home near 13th Street and Neptune Avenue Tuesday after reports of a disturbance at a home.

They said the suspect, later identified as William K. Trumble, was gone by the time deputies arrived.

Trumble was later found leaving the area in his work van. When deputies pulled him over, he got out of the van armed with a machete.

Trumble dropped the weapon when instructed and was arrested for the alleged assault.

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