April 24, 2014 10:08 am

Calgary man attacked with hammer, beer stolen

CALGARY – Police are investigating after a man was assaulted with a hammer outside a northwest liquor store on Wednesday.

It happened in the area of 10th Street and 16th Avenue N.W. around 9 p.m.

Police say the victim was leaving the liquor store when he was confronted by a man who hit him in the head with a hammer and stole his case of beer.

Officers eventually found the suspect while responding to a separate, domestic-related call.

He was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon.

The victim was transported to the Sheldon Chumir Hospital with minor injuries.

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