Mental Health Patient Accused Of Random Knock-Out Attack On Janitor In Manchester, NH
MANCHESTER, NH (CBS) – A homeless man seeking treatment at a mental health center is facing charges after police say he punched a janitor and knocked him unconscious.
Christopher Blanchard, 31, faces a charge of second degree assault.
Police say the victim was sweeping the floor when Blanchard attacked him for no apparent reason.
The victim is believed to have suffered a brain bleed, as well as a broken orbital bone and a broken tooth. He’s in the hospital in stable condition.
Blanchard is set to be arraigned at Manchester District Court on Wednesday.