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Man Sought In NW Miami-Dade Machete Attack

MIAMI (CBSMiami) - Miami-Dade police are searching for a man who is accused of attacking another man with a machete after an altercation on Saturday morning.

Police said it happened at around 8:37 a.m. near the 7900 block of NW 32 Avenue.

Authorities said a physical altercation ensued after the suspect demanded money from the victim.

"During the altercation, the subject struck the victim with a machete and fled the scene," police said.

The victim was able to walk over to a nearby gas station where he called 911.

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

Police said the suspect, described as having a thin build and long beard, was wearing all black clothing at the time of the attack.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-8477 or (305) 471-TIPS.

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