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Two girls attacked with machete in Lauderhill

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A woman reacts to the news of two young adults that were slashed with a machete in the 1100 block of NW 44 Terrace in Lauderhill on Friday February 14, 17, 2020. (Mike Stocker / South Florida Sun Sentinel)

Two girls are in the hospital following a machete attack in Lauderhill, and the father of one of the girls is in custody

The Sun Sentinel reported 47-year-old Dennis Reid slashed his 10-year-old daughter and the 17-year-old daughter of his estranged wife.

The attack happened near NW 44th Terrace. The road is closed between NW 12th and NW 11th Avenue.

No word yet on a motive.

The girls are expected to survive, the Sun Sentinel reported.


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