A 15-year-old boy used a hatchet to attack a man in Wichita, sending him to the hospital with face and hand injuries.
A 23-year-old man got into an argument with the boy and a 54-year-old man about 8 a.m. Monday near George Washington Boulevard and Menlo, just south of Lincoln, Police Lt. Dan East said Tuesday.
In addition to the boy using a hatchet, the older man sprayed Mace on the 23-year-old. The 54-year-old fled the scene but was later arrested and booked into the Sedgwick County Jail on suspicion of aggravated assault, East said.
The boy has not been found, he said.
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The 23-year-old received stitches to his face and left hand and before before being released from a Wichita hospital, East said.
It’s not known what started the argument.