MADISON, Wis. -

A man suffered minor injuries when he was attacked with the blunt end of a meat cleaver during an argument in an apartment Wednesday night, according to a release from Madison police.

Officers were called to the apartment in the 2300 block of Cypress Way at 10:05 p.m. and found the 45-year-old victim had minor injuries.

Police said the argument escalated to violence and the victim was struck in the back and hand with the blunt end of a meat cleaver. The man fled as police were called.

Arbe T. Bailey, 51, of Madison, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct.

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