A La Crosse man arrested after attacking a teen with a hatchet appeared in La Crosse Co. Court Tuesday.

19 year old Mark Parins is charged with misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct.

Police say Parins struck a 16 year old with a hatchet during a fight Sunday afternoon near the 2100 block of Vine Street.

The teen, who was cut by the hatchet, was also arrested after briefly running from police.

There is no word on exactly what started the fight.