Police: Mom attacks daughter with machete
A Houston 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 six and 11, are now in custody of Child Protective Services.