Victoria Road and the area around it in Wisbech is currently cordoned off by police following reports a man suffered a serious but not life threatening injury to the face.
A resident in the area claims the victim was attacked by another man with a machete, however a police spokesman said details are sketchy at this time.
However, she did confirm police were called at 10.30am and that armed officers are on the scene with enquiries are underway. There have so far been no arrests.
Update to follow when more information is known.