Man hit in the face with a machete


Chatham-Kent police are looking for a man after someone attacked a man with a machete after an assault with a machete Monday.

The incident took place on Pond Road, just outside of Wallaceburg, about 5 p.m. yesterday. Police say the victim was speaking with another man and an argument ensued.

The man confronted the victim with a machete that he had retrieved from his vehicle. He then struck the victim in the face with the machete causing about a five-inch laceration, police say.

The victim fled the scene and was able to drive himself to the hospital.

The accused faces numerous charges, including aggravated assault, utter threats to cause death, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and three counts of failure to comply with release order.

The Chatham-Kent Police Service has a warrant for the accused, a 34-year-old man of no fixed address.




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