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Hawthorne man attacked with machete near Paterson bar

September 12, 2016

PATERSON - A 28-year-old man from Hawthorne suffered wounds to his face, head and arms in a machete attack on Prospect Street early Sunday morning, police said.

Authorities said they are not sure what precipitated the attack, which they believe happened in an alley between Ellison and Van Houten streets.

The victim’s injuries were not life-threatening, police said.