Buffalo Man Attacked at Bradford, Pa. Hotel

January 23, 2012 Updated Jan 23, 2012 at 8:40 PM EDT

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Buffalo Man Attacked at Bradford, Pa. Hotel

January 23, 2012 Updated Jan 23, 2012 at 8:40 PM EDT

BRADFORD, PA (WKBW-TV) - A Bradford man is under arrest tonight for allegedly attacking a Buffalo man with a hammer or similar object at a Bradford, Pennsylvania hotel.

The Bradford Era reports 19-year-old Larry Shroyer Jr. of Bradford was arrested Sunday afternoon for the incident.

Police say Shroyer hit 56-year-old James White of Buffalo some 18 times with a hammer or similar object in a hotel room around 7am Sunday morning. White was taken to an Erie hospital where officials did not release his condition.

Police say a women witnessed the attack and officers found blood-spattered clothes like those she described Shroyer wearing when they arrested him at a home in Bradford just after noon.