Man Attacked With a Machete in Miami-Dade

The incident followed an altercation that ensued when the attacker demanded money from the victim.

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A man was struck by a machete Saturday morning after a physical altercation in a Miami-Dade store, police said.

The incident began at approximately 8:37 am in a store located at 7990 Northwest 32nd Avenue.

The altercation ensued after the attacker demanded money from the victim. He then struck the victim with a machete and fled the scene, according to a statement from the Miami-Dade Police Department.

MDPD said the victim then walked over to a nearby gas station where he called the police.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the scene and transported the victim in stable condition to a nearby hospital.

The victim, who did not want to be identified, returned to the scene of the crime and spoke with NBC 6. He showed stitches on the top of his head and a stab wound on his side and says the assailant robbed him of $350 and ran off.

The subject is still at large and was described as a Black male with a thin build and long beard, wearing all black clothing. The investigation is ongoing.

If you have information on the attack, you are asked to contact Miami-Dade Police.

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