Man crashes into Grand Island home, threatens family with machete, police say

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A man used a machete to threaten a Grand Island family after crashing into their home Tuesday night, police say.

Around 7 p.m., Reynier Faez crashed his vehicle into the home near Lincoln Highway and South Plum Street.

He then threatened to kill a family of six, including two children, while trying to hit them with his vehicle, police say.

One family member was struck by Faez’s vehicle when he drove through a gate.  The extent of their injuries is unknown.

As the family ran away from Faez, he grabbed a machete and threw it at them, according to police.

Officers later arrested Faez on suspicion of 12 counts of terroristic threats, 12 counts of using a weapon to commit a felony, two counts of child abuse and second-degree assault.

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