North Carolina man cut off girlfriend's arm with machete: Police 02/14/2020 10:18 am PST Comments WTKR / Cumberland County via WTKR: FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTKR) -- Police in North Carolina say a man cut off his girlfriend's arm with a machete. Citing court documents, The Fayetteville Observer reports that 54-year-old woman's left arm had been severed below the elbow. Fayetteville police officers quickly performed life-saving measures. She was airlifted to Duke Medical Center and underwent emergency surgery. Police said that 27-year-old Ryan Alexander Tyndall was charged with attempted first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflecting serious injury. MORE: NC Police: Man cut off girlfriend's arm with machete - WTKR #AssaultWithADeadlyWeapon #AttemptedMurder #Fayetteville #NorthCarolina #WTKR Related Stories Man charged with attempted murder after machete assault 'Teen Mom' star struck boyfriend while he held toddler: Police Machete-wielding man slashes teen in laundromat Man charged after victim says he was cut by machete, chased through woods Husband runs over wife, attacks her with machete, killing her Florida man attacks jogger with machete over a wheelbarrow Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.