JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) - A man was taken to the hospital Friday afternoon after becoming the victim of a hammer attack.
Jamestown Police say they were called to North Main Street around 3:45 p.m. on reports of a fight in progress. After speaking with the victim and several witnesses, officers arrested John Lisciandro. Police say the 51-year-old struck the victim with a hammer several times.
Lisciandro is charged with second degree assault and second degree menacing.
The victim was taken to WCA Hospital for treatment.
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