A man has escaped with just minor injuries, despite being attacked in his own home, by a machete-wielding man.
Police found the 64-year-old with injuries to his left arm, after being called to the Beenleigh property around 9pm on Saturday.
“Investigations suggest a man known to the occupant attended the address, assaulted the man with the machete causing an injury to his left arm,” Police said in a statement.
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The victim was taken from his Chapman Drive home for treatment in the Princess Alexandria Hospital.
“A man was located at a Mount Warren Park address a short time later and arrested,” according to Police.
“The 44-year-old man has been charged with one count of acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm.
“He is expected to appear in the Beenleigh Magistrates Court tomorrow.”
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