Man accused of stabbing another man with machete in Ames

(Ames, IA) -- A man's accused of stabbing another man in the back with a machete in Ames after a brief altercation. Police say it happened just after 6 o'clock Saturday morning outside the Kum and Go at 111 Duff Avenue. Ames Police are not providing details about the victim's injuries.

Police say they were given a description of the suspect and his last known location. They found a man matching the description in the parking lot of Starbucks at 327 Lincoln Way.

Police arrested 21-year-old Barry Yazin Mayo. He's facing Willful Injury and Harassment charges.

Police are asking anyone with information about the case to contact the Ames Police Department at 515-239-5133 or the anonymous tip line, 515-239-5533.

Tips may also be submitted to or text a tip, Text "PCCS" plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

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