Man Charged In Robbery, Hammer Attack

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police have obtained a warrant charging a man with a robbery in which the 80-year-old victim was hit in the head with a hammer.

Police got the warrant Thursday charging Alveate Jerome Wallace with attempted first-degree murder and other offenses. He is being held at the Baltimore City Detention Center on unrelated charges.

Police say on Sept. 26, the 80-year-old man was hit with the hammer during a robbery at an apartment complex in Pikesville.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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