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FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Frederick police say a man attacked an acquaintance with a sword, hitting the victim in the hand.

The alleged assault occurred on Friday inside a home. Police say 31-year-old Shan Oney of Frederick was arguing with another man when he entered the man’s residence and confronted him with a sword.

Police say Oney pointed the weapon at the victim’s neck and threatened him before swinging it at the victim’s chest. The victim blocked the sword with his hand, which was injured.

Oney has been charged with first-degree assault and other offenses. Police say they believe the attack was an isolated incident.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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