Police were called to the Laurel Race Track around 5:15 a.m. for a report of an assault. When officers arrived at the scene the 27-year-old victim told police he was arguing with a coworker when the man punched him and charged at him with a pitchfork.
The victim fended off the attack and hit the suspect with an object before fleeing to safety. He was not injured in the attack.
Police arrested Jose Maria Calindres Salazar, 60, and charged him with assault and reckless endangerment.
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