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Search underway for suspect who attacked a man with machete

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

The search is underway for a man who used a machete to attack another late Monday afternoon in north St. Louis City.

According to police, the victim was walking down the alley in the 5100 block of Palm when the suspect approached him. An argument ensued before the two walked away from each other. A short time later the suspect, a 53-year-old man, returned wielding a machete attacking the 34-year-old victim.

In the tussle, the victim was able to avoid being struck until he tried to grab the machete. He was cut on both hands, but was not seriously hurt.

The suspect fled the scene. Anyone with information should contact Crimestoppers.

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