When the victim knocked on the door of an acquaintance's apartment in the 2200 block of Brant Street shortly before 10 p.m., a man answered wielding a black machete and demanded that he leave. The man chased the victim and his dog to his silver Pontiac Grand Am and proceeded to smash the back window, slashed his tire and damage the body of the car, police said
TThe victim and his dog were not injured in the attack.
Police arrived a short time later and the victim told them he believed the attacker had gone back into the house he came from. Officers tried to contact residents inside the home but were unsuccessful. When they eventually entered the home, the suspect was not inside.