Man slashed with machete in Willimantic


WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (WTNH) — A man was slashed with a machete on Milk Street in Willimantic around 5 a.m. Saturday, police say.

According to authorities, the victim, whose identity has not been released, was apparently hit in the head with a rock before being cut. He was taken to Windham Hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.

Authorities say no arrests have been made, but a person of interest has been identified.

Anyone who may have witnessed this assault is asked to call Willimantic police at (860) 465-3135.

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