Man charged over hammer attack (cloned for Pil 1350436628)
Man charged over hammer attack (cloned for Pil 1350436628)

A man has been charged after he allegedly walked into a South Hedland home and attacked a young man inside with a hammer.

Police say the 25-year-old South Hedland man first used a knife and hammer to damage a car at the Steamer Ave house about 9pm.

He then allegedly went into the house and attacked the 22-year-old man inside, striking him with the hammer, before damaging the inside of the home.

He has been charged with one count of aggravated assault occasioning bodily harm; two counts of criminal damage and one count of aggravated burglary.

He is due to appear in court today.

The West Australian

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