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Mass. cyclist attacked by man swinging sausage

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Posted: Jun 18, 2012 12:27 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: cyclist, sausage, Massachusetts, bicyclist, wrench, Michael Baker, assault, WBRZ

BROCKTON, Mass. - A Massachusetts man is facing charges for allegedly attacking a bicyclist with sausage links and a wrench before making off with jewelry and the bike.

Police say Michael Baker is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on charges including assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in connection with the Sunday morning attack.

According to The Enterprise, the victim told police his assailant at first started swinging a string of sausage links at him before hitting him with a wrench. The victim was hospitalized.

Police say Baker was caught a short time later with the bike and a wrench.

Police later found that sausages and other food had been stolen from a food stand at the Brockton Fairgrounds.

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