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Milwaukee mayor recovering from pipe attack at state fair

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Doctors say Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett was alert and talking when he arrived at a hospital Saturday night.

Barrett is recovering from injuries he suffered when he was attacked by a man with a pipe.

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Barrett was leaving the Wisconsin State Fair with his family when he heard a woman crying out for help.

When Barrett started calling 911, the attacker charged the mayor and started hitting him with the metal pipe. The suspect then ran away.

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