Cape man faces assault charge
A Cape Coral man is facing an aggravated assault change after police say he got into a dispute with a neighbor and picked up a pickax.
Tylor McHugh, 22, was charged with battery (touch/strike) and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill.
Cape Coral Police officers responded the disturbance-in-progress call around 7:40 p.m. Monday.
“The investigation determined that Tylor McHugh… had been the aggressor, biting the victim on the arm and striking him in the back with a broomstick,” a release from the CCPD states. “McHugh then grabbed a pickaxe and began following the victim in a threatening manner. McHugh also battered a second victim (by shoulder-checking), but that victim did not wish to press charges.”
McHugh was medically cleared for a laceration he suffered during the altercation and was transported to the Lee County Jail, the release states.
He was released on bond, which was set at $15,000 total, on Tuesday.