A man staying at the Dollar Inn at 2706 North Slappey Boulevard Wednesday morning went to hospital after being assaulted in his motel room.
49-year-old John Payne told Albany police that an unknown black male kicked his room door open and attacked him with a gun and knife.
Payne was struck in the head several times with the gun and suffered a cut to his head. He was transported to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Albany Police Department's Criminal Investigation Bureau at (229) 431-3288. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (229) 436-TIPS.