A man with a weed wacker nearly lost his thumb Monday night during a dispute with a man with a machete, according to a Buffalo police report.
A 19-year-old had his thumb almost severed around 7:40 p.m. on Sprenger Avenue, near Genesee Street, in the city's Schiller Park neighborhood, according to the report.
Witnesses told police officers the victim "was attacking the suspect with a weed wacker" and the suspect retaliated with a machete.
The victim was taken by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center.
No arrest was made as of the time the police report was filed.