Felonious Assault | City of Findlay, Ohio

Felonious Assault

Type of Incident: Felonious Assault

Date & Time of Incident: August 20, 2017 @ 22:29 p.m.

Location of Incident: 1241 Bernard Avenue

Brief Description: 

The Findlay Police Department was called to the Emergency Room at Blanchard Valley Hospital after a victim of a felonious assault showed up for treatment Sunday night.  The assault occurred earlier in the evening outside the residence of 1241 Bernard Ave.  The victim was struck in the head with a hammer following an argument with an acquaintance of his.  The victim of the assault was later admitted to the hospital and surgery was performed.  The victim is identified as Robert Durain, age 51, from Findlay.  He is currently undergoing treatment at Blanchard Valley Hospital.

No arrests have been made and police continue to investigate the incident.  Police are looking to speak to a male with knowledge of the incident.  The male has been identified as 38 year old Robert A. Brown Sr.  Brown’s last known address was at a residence on Bernard Ave in Findlay, but he is no longer there.  Mr. Brown has ties to the Cleveland area.

Anyone with information on Mr. Brown’s whereabouts is encouraged to call the Findlay Police at 419-424-7150 or the Hancock County Crime Stoppers at 419-425-8477.

Update: August 21, 2017

The suspect has been located.

Current Status: Under Investigation / Suspect Located

Contact Information:

Findlay Police Department
Lt. Robert Ring
318 Dorney Plaza
Findlay, Ohio  45840