A man faces attempted murder charges after Middleborough police said he beat his 87-year-old father with an oxygen tank.
Paul Sanford, 58, was charged with attempted murder, mayhem and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon on a person over 60.
He appeared in Wareham District Court on Thursday, and was sent to the Plymouth House of Corrections without bail. He's scheduled to appear in court Tuesday for a detention hearing.
Police were called to a domestic disturbance at 11:52 a.m. Wednesday at a home on Forest Street.
Police said the victim, Weston Sanford, was flown to Mass General Hospital by helicopters with serious injuries.