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Port St. Lucie man arrested after machete attack

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Police have arrested a Port St. Lucie man who allegedly chased another man with a machete and knife.

Police say, 31-year-old Kevon Clarke was arrested Sunday on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Port St. Lucie police Sgt. Lisa Marie Carrasquillo said police responded to a 911 call on Southwest Kimball Circle about 5:30 p.m. When officers arrived, witnesses told them Clarke attacked the victim and then chased him outside with a machete and a knife.

Carrasquillo said the victim managed to get away from Clarke and hide. The victim had minor injuries.

Police then arrested Clarke and recovered both weapons.

Police do not know why Clarke attacked the victim.