NEW YORK (PIX11) – Police are searching for a man wanted in a machete attack that happened on the Fourth of July in Tremont.
The assault happened at 10:55 p.m. near Valentine Avenue and East 180th Street. Police said the suspect approached a 22-year-old man and struck him in the head and right hand with a machete.
The victim was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital in serious condition.
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