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.READ MORE: Florida Man Who Killed Co-Worker Over Affair Gets Life In Prison
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.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Bus Driver Accused Of Molesting 7-Year-Old Girl
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.MORE NEWS: Partial Roof Collapse At Miami Coin Laundry In Strip Mall, Inspectors Condemned Building
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-8477 or (305) 471-TIPS.