A man in his 60s was assaulted on the Woodland Trail on Tuesday night, possibly with a machete, according to Olympia police.
About 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, the man told police he had emerged from his tent along the Woodland Trail when he was bludgeoned from behind, suffering large cuts to his head and body. He was taken to Providence St. Peter Hospital and is expected to recover, Lt. Paul Lower said.
The incident took place on the trail between the Eastside Street trailhead and Boulevard Road.
Police do not have a suspect description. Anyone with information is asked to call Olympia Police at 360-753-8300.