Medford Man in I.C.U. following Assault and Robbery
A Medford man is in the intensive care unit at Providence Hospital following an assault Wednesday morning at the Vali Hai Hotel on Court Street in Medford.
Police responded at 9:08 Wednesday morning and found the 44-year-old man unconscious suffering from head injuries. Witnesses say the victim was in his motel room when he had an unknown visitor, who according to the witnesses struck the victim several times with some type of club.
The suspect then took property as well as a 25-year-old female who was with the victim at the time of the robbery. She was not hurt. The suspect is described as a male, wearing dark clothing, a black hoodie, and a red bandana covering his face.
He fled on foot in an unknown direction. Police are not disclosing what property was taken and are considering this crime could be drug related.
Anyone with information should contact the Medford Police Criminal Investigations Division.