Gainesville woman Cristal Hernandez attacks ex with meat cleaver

According to the Hall County Sheriff's Office, Cristal Hernandez attacked the man with the cleaver during a dispute with him in her garage on Sunday.

Gainesville woman Cristal Hernandez attacks ex with meat cleaver
Cristal Hernandez

Hall County police say a Gainesville woman was after she assaulted her ex with a meat cleaver during an argument.

According to the Hall County Sheriff's Office, Cristal Hernandez attacked the man with the cleaver during a dispute with him in her garage on Sunday. Deputies say the man, who was previously in a relationship with Hernandez, suffered serious injuries to his arm.

Following the incident, the man drove himself to a store parking lot at Jesse Jewell and Limestone Parkways where he was met by Gainesville Police officers. The man was taken to the hospital for treatment. He is expected to be okay.

Hernandez, 28, was arrested Monday morning. She is charged with one count of aggravated assault under the family violence act.

She remained in the Hall County Jail with no bond on Monday morning.