HARRISON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – A man was arrested in Harrison County on Saturday after he allegedly made threats with a machete toward a family member and deputies.

According to officials, deputies were dispatched to 236 P.R. 1329 in Harrison County after a man was accused of assaulting a family member. Deputies said the caller told them a man identified as Bryon Nelson was upset and angry.

The caller told deputies that Nelson grabbed a machete and made threats, including holding the machete against them. According to officials, they attempted to contact Nelson but he retreated into a barn still armed with the machete.

Deputies said Nelson refused to come out and made multiple threats towards law enforcement, which resulted in Harrison Emergency Response Team (ERT) to be activated.

ERT arrived on the scene, and after deploying non-lethal tactics, Nelson was safely taken into custody according to officials.

Nelson was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and resisting arrest.

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