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Police: Man asks for change; stabs victim with machete

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Police are searching for a suspect after a man was stabbed with a machete in the St. Claude neighborhood.

The incident happened just after 7 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Marais Street and Gallier.

The 59-year-old victim states that an unknown Hispanic male approached the him and asked for change. When the victim refused, the suspect allegedly pulled out a machete and began to stab the victim, police say.

The victim was transported to the hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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