Late this afternoon, police announced they are looking for 32 year old Roberto Rios in connection with an attack on his wife.
Police say they got a call around ten o'clock last night about a woman who had been hit several times in the head with a hammer.
The incident happened at the couples home on New Pine Drive on Altoona' s south side.
Despite having what police describe as severe injuries the woman was able to drive herself to a family members home where she was then taken to the hospital.
Authorities won't release the woman's current condition.
They say Rios carries a knife and is considered armed and dangerous.
Police believe Rios is driving a white 1998 Chevrolet Z-71 pick-up with license number AJ 7518.
Anyone with information is asked to call local authorities.