- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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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