Dad Accused of Attacking Son with Sword Over Chores Dispute

October 10, 2011 Updated Oct 10, 2011 at 7:48 PM EDT

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Dad Accused of Attacking Son with Sword Over Chores Dispute

October 10, 2011 Updated Oct 10, 2011 at 7:48 PM EDT

According to a story in the Los Angeles Times, a 43-year-old Ventura, Calif. man was arrested on Sunday after allegedly attacking his 18-year-old son with a four-foot sword during a dispute about chores.

The man's son suffered a hand injury as a result of the incident, police said. The man was arrested and faces a charge of assault with a deadly weapon, according to the Times story.

Read the Los Angeles Times story HERE.