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Man Attacked by Ax Wielding Suspect in Jersey City

By rlsmetro on
Jersey City

Police in Jersey City are looking into the motive behind a violent aggravated assault that happened in the city Friday morning. 

It happened inside the at 2395 John F. Kennedy Blvd around 6:40 a.m. 

According to Jersey City Police officials, a 43-year-old male was assaulted inside the store by an actor with a small ax. 

Police say the victim was taken to a nearby hospital where doctors treated non-life threatening injuries to his head, face and left hand.  

According to Jersey City Police, the suspect fled the scene, but officers recovered the ax. 

The investigation is ongoing.