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Teenager charged in machete attack

HAVERHILL — A Haverhill High School senior has been ­ordered held without bail in what police are calling a gang-related machete attack on two others at a party.

Joan Manuel Mendez-
Sanchez pleaded not guilty Tuesday to attempted murder and assault charges.

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School officials said Mendez-Sanchez, 19, has been barred from school pending a resolution of his case.

The Eagle-Tribune news­paper reported a fight broke out at the party Friday night when a teenager became jealous when Mendez-Sanchez was dancing with his girlfriend. Witnesses said that Mendez-Sanchez had not been invited.

Witnesses told police that Mendez-Sanchez had injured two people who went to the hospital with serious but not life-threatening wounds.

Mendez-Sanchez denied injur­ing the victims.

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