Police seek New Bedford fisherman after knife and hammer attack

Police are searching for a 42-year-old city man who hit a 28-year-old man with a hammer and stabbed him in the abdomen on Acushnet Avenue Wednesday morning, New Bedford Police Detective Lt. John Chaves said. A warrant is out for the arrest of , 42, with a last known address of 165 Hathaway St. Hudson is a fisherman, and Port Security was looking for the boat he works out of but the boat wasn’t in port, Chaves said. The warrant charges Hudson with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (knife), assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (hammer) and assault and battery. Read the article here 08:11