Police say a man known to everyone as "Mister Bob," who ran a small shop on Main Street, was attacked while walking late Sunday night or early Monday morning.
They say it happened on Howard Street and the attacker--or attackers--got away.
Police say the victim remains in the hospital with very little memory about what happened.
Anyone with information is urged to call Bridgeport Police at (740) 635-9999.
96 16th Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
Main (304) 232-7777
Fax (304) 233-5822