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Male Injured After Suspect Strikes him in the Head with a Hammer in Jersey City

By rlsmetro on
Jersey City

Police in Jersey City are searching for an aggravated assault suspect who attacked a male in a section of the city overnight. 

A preliminary investigation indicated that at around midnight, police responded to reports of a person bleeding from their head in the single-digit block of Journal Square. 

Several officers arrived and found the injured person and requested EMS to expedite.

The assailant reportedly approached the victim and then began striking him in the head with a hammer-like object. 

Police searched a nearby parking garage for a potential suspect, but authorities have not reported an arrest in the incident.  

The motive for the attack is under investigation.