Man OK after machete attack in St. Louis

3 years 8 months 17 hours ago Tuesday, September 22 2015 Sep 22, 2015 Tuesday, September 22, 2015 2:23:34 PM CDT September 22, 2015 in News
By: The Associate Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A 34-year-old man is recovering from minor cuts and abrasions after fending off an attacker who was wielding a machete.

The attack happened Monday afternoon as the victim was walking in a St. Louis alley. Police say a 53-year-old man approached him and the two began to argue about personal matters.

The victim walked away. Police say the suspect left but returned with a machete and began swinging at the victim.

The victim suffered cuts to both hands when he grabbed the machete. He was treated at a hospital.

No arrests have been made.

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