Machete attack on a teenager in park

A TEENAGER was taken to Sale hospital with serious injuries on Friday, after being slashed with a machete in Brennan Park, Sale.

About 5.15pm, an altercation between two youths escalated when one allegedly pulled a knife on the other.

The alleged offender fled the scene.

The victim suffered non-life threatening wounds to his arms.

A number of people have helped police with their inquiries, and police expect to speak to more as part of their investigation.

Those who witnessed the incident or have information should report it anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or phone Sale police on 5142 2200.