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Chatham-Kent police seek man after victim slashed with machete

Police in Chatham-Kent are looking for a 34-year-old suspect after a man was attacked with a machete on Monday.

The victim has a five inch cut from the machete attack

A warrant has been issued for the suspect's arrest, Chatham-Kent police said in a news release. (Chatham-Kent Police)

Police in Chatham-Kent are looking for a 34-year-old suspect after a man was attacked with a machete on Monday.

According to police, the victim and the suspect had an argument prior to the attack, which took place around 5 p.m.

The suspect retrieved a machete from his vehicle and struck the victim in the face, causing what police described as a five-inch laceration.

The victim was able to drive himself to hospital.

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the suspect. He faces charges of aggravated assault, uttering death threats, possession of a dangerous weapon and three counts of failing to comply with a release order.

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