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Woman holds machete to boyfriend’s neck, refuses to leave home, police say

Incident occurred around 3 a.m. in 200 block of Lakeshore Dr.

SAN ANTONIO – A local woman was arrested after she held a machete to a man’s neck and then refused to come out of her home, San Antonio police said Thursday.

Kristina Nicole Davern, 36, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The incident occurred just after 3 a.m. at a home in the 200 block of Lakeshore Drive, not far from Austin Highway and Walzem Road on the city’s Northeast Side.

According to police, Davern woke her 41-year-old boyfriend from sleep with a machete to his neck. He was able to grab the machete and push it away from his neck, police said.

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Police said when officers arrived the woman locked herself inside and refused to come out. Authorities say it took about an hour to coax the woman out of the home.

The man was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Davern’s bond is set at $40,000.


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