Man attacked with hatchet in home robbery, police say

Incident occurred around 2 a.m. in 3100 block of East Commerce St.

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for a suspect who they say broke into an apartment and tried to rob a man overnight.

The incident occurred around 2 a.m. at The Center Park Apartments in the 3100 block of East Commerce Street on the city’s East Side.

According to police, a man broke into the apartment and tried to rob the victim. That’s when, police said, the homeowner tried to protect himself but was hit in the head with a hatchet.

Police said the suspect fled and is still at-large.

The victim was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center in serious condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

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