Lower Tyrone ax attack being investigated

| Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, 6:29 p.m.

State police are investigating an assault that occurred Thursday in Lower Tyrone Township.

Police said a man was sent to a Pittsburgh hospital after he was attacked by an assailant with an ax, according to WPXI, the Daily Courier's news partner.

According to WPXI reports, police said someone came after the man with an ax and a baseball bat. The incident occurred after 10 p.m. Thursday.

The victim was transported by medical helicopter to a Pittsburgh hospital.

Investigators have not released the victim's name or medical condition. No further information was available from police.

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