Published: May 08, 2014 11:03 AM EDT

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres man is behind bars, accused of swinging a machete at his neighbor.

Lee County deputies said Christopher Rosario attacked his neighbor along Don Parker Avenue. They said Rosario's neighbor had asked him to keep his dog inside overnight. That's when witnesses said Rosario came toward him, raising a machete over his head.

Rosario faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.