BROCKTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Police took a 32-year-old man into custody in connection with an alleged hammer attack at a Melrose construction site last month.
Jeremiah Rhodes is to be arraigned in Malden District Court on various assault charges after he was arrested in Brockton, according to a release issued by Melrose police.
Officers were called to an active construction site on Essex Street around 8 a.m. the morning of August 3 for reports of the assault and found the victim suffering from head wounds.
During their investigation, police said they determined that Rhodes attacked the victim with a hammer in a stairwell following an argument before fleeing the scene.
The victim was found in a different parking lot and transported to an area hospital with head injuries. Their condition was not released.
No further information was made available.
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