- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 13, 2014

PALMER, Mass. (AP) - Police in Palmer are looking for a man they say used a machete to threaten somebody after a minor accident in an ice cream stand parking lot.

Police say officers responded to the ice cream stand at about 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Witnesses say after a minor accident, a man pulled a machete out of his car and brandished it in a threatening manner.

The man then got back in his car, allegedly hit another woman with is vehicle, and left the scene. The woman did not require medical attention.

Police say the man they are looking for a 79-year-old former Palmer resident who now lives in Florida. They know his name and have a description of his vehicle.


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