NEWBURYPORT, Mass. — Police say a Massachusetts man fled naked from a hospital, broke into a nearby home and attacked its resident with a hammer.
Newburyport Police say 26-year-old Robert Girard, of Amesbury, fled Thursday night from Anna Jaques Hospital after removing his IVs and GPS monitoring bracelet. Officers found him after a resident living near the hospital reported a man broke into her home and attacked her partner with a hammer.
The victim, a 50-year-old man, was treated at the hospital and released Friday. Police didn’t disclose his name or the extent of his injuries.