Suspect Armed With Gun, Hammer, Sought After Assault

The victim was hospitalized for a minor head injury

Police in Waterville, Maine, are searching for a suspect who attacked a man while armed with a gun and hammer at an apartment in the Maine city.

Chief Joseph Massey says police received reports of the assault on Union Street at about 10:20 a.m. Thursday. 

The victim was hospitalized for a minor head injury. The attacker fled the apartment through a back door and has not been apprehended. 

The suspect is described as a white man with brown hair and glasses in his late 20s or early 30s. He was wearing a black T-shirt and red bandanna during the assault. 

Officers have responded to calls at the apartment building a total of nine times since May. Deputy Chief Bill Bonney says there has been some drug activity connected to the residence.

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