Man taken to hospital after axe attack in Peterborough

A man was attacked by a person with an axe in Peterborough this afternoon.

The incident took place in West Lake Avenue, Hampton Vale, with police called to the scene shortly before 3pm.

Police in West Lake Avenue. Photo: Terry Harris

Police in West Lake Avenue. Photo: Terry Harris

Another man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

The victim has been taken to hospital. The extent of his injuries is unknown at this time.