Police hunt machete attacker

Essex Police search for machete attacker Credit: ITV Anglia

Police in Essex are urgently looking for witnesses after a motorist was attacked by a man with a machete in Hadleigh last night (Friday)

It happened on Scrub Lane at the junction with Rectory Road at around, 8.15pm

The car driver was sat in his car at traffic lights in Scrub Lane when the attacker knocked on his car window. When he wound the window down the suspect demanded the victim got out of the car.

When he refused a row started and he was attacked with a machete suffering cuts to his arm and hand before managing to drive off.