Update, 12:20 p.m. Sunday:

An argument over rent sent one North York man to the hospital after his roommate attacked him with a machete, according to police.

At about 8:43 p.m. Saturday, Northern York County Regional Police responded to the incident in the 1000 block of North Duke Street, according to a news release.

There, they found the 36-year-old victim with cuts on his arm and neck, the release states. He had barricaded the assailant -- Michael A. Bryant, 49 -- into a bedroom and was holding the door shut, police said.

After taking Bryant into custody, officers tended to the victim's injuries until EMS arrived, the release states. He was taken to York Hospital for treatment, and his injuries are not life-threatening, police said.

The argument started over a disagreement about rent, and as it ensued, Bryant brandished a machete with a 14-inch blade before striking the victim, police said.

He was transported to Central Booking to await arraignment on the following charges: aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment and harassment.

The two men lived at the address together with a third person, who was not injured, police said.

Police continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Northern York County Regional at 717-292-3647, through 911 or by using the crime tip reporting portion of www.nycrpd.org.

-- Reach Mollie Durkin at mdurkin@yorkdispatch.com.


Original report:

One person was injured and one is in custody after a domestic dispute involving a machete, Northern York County Regional Police said via Twitter Saturday evening.

A male was injured, but those injuries don't appear to be life-threatening, the department said. A male was also taken into custody at the scene.

The incident occurred in North York. Police did not release the names of the individuals involved, saying investigators are still working on the case.

The department said a press release will be issued Sunday.