Mom's Machete Rampage

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Friday, October 5, 2012 - 9:51am

Texas mom accused of attacking teen daughter with machete.

A Houston, Texas mother has been accused of attacking her daughter with a machete.

Ana Cristina Canales, 48, is charged with aggravated assault.

Investigators said Canales pulled out a machete and attacked her 17-year-old daughter.

According to a police report, Canales told officers, "I am glad I was stopped because who knows how far I would have gone."

Police said they arrived on the scene near downtown Houston on the night of July 3 to find Canales drunk and apologetic.

Canales' daughter was not seriously injured.

The teen and her two brothers, ages 6 and 11, are now in custody of Child Protective Services.

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