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Police: Resident attacked with hammer during West Dennis home invasion


WEST DENNIS, Mass. ( – Police are looking for the suspect who attacked a resident with a hammer during a home invasion Sunday night in West Dennis.

A female resident called 911 around 7:30 p.m. to report that the unknown man, who was armed with a knife and hammer, entered her Susan Way home and assaulted her boyfriend with a hammer. The man reportedly fled the home after a struggle with the boyfriend.

The victim was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a white man with facial hair, about 20 to 30 years old, according to a statement from Dennis police. He was reportedly wearing dark pants with a light-colored sweatshirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Thomas Downs or Patrolman Joe Morris at 508-394-1315.