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Man accused in sword attack

12:11 AM, Aug 11, 2007   |    comments
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Oneco, Florida -  Manatee County Sheriff's Deputies have charged a man with aggravated assault after he allegedly threatened his roomate with a sword and baseball bat on Thursday night.

Officers say thirty year old Juan Gillis got into a fight with his housemate over food stamps.

According to the arrest affidavit, Gillis grabbed a sword and told the man, "I will slice and dice you."  Deputies say Gillis later tried to hit the housemat with a baseball bat.

Gillis is being held in the Manatee County jail on $1,500 dollars bond.

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