CRESTVIEW — A man who got a flat tire late at night and drove to another man’s house to change it wound up in the hospital after the man who lived at the house attacked him from behind with a breaker bar.

According to a Crestview Police Department arrest report, the first man was driving at 9:30 p.m. Feb. 10 when he got a flat tire. He drove to a man’s house to change his tire. The report did not say whether or not he knew the man whose house he drove to.

While attempting to change the tire, the man came up from behind the victim and struck him in the back of a head with a breaker bar.

A witness inside the home heard yelling, saw the attack and called 911. The victim was transported to North Okaloosa Medical Center and received staples for his head injury.

The 29-year-old Crestview man who attacked him was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, a felony.