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Police investigating after hatchet attack in Corvallis

An assault was reported at an illegal campsite near Pioneer Park, 1300 SW Philomath Blvd.

Posted: Sep 23, 2019 3:07 PM

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Police are investigating after a man was struck in the head with a hatchet in Corvallis.

An assault was reported at an illegal campsite near Pioneer Park, 1300 SW Philomath Blvd.

Police responded at about 7:15 p.m. and contacted the victim, a 34-year-old Corvallis man. They said he had a head injury and was reportedly attacked by a man who is known to him.

The attacker reportedly left the area before police arrived.

The victim was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with serious injuries, police said.

If you have information, contact detectives at 541-766-6924.

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