The West

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

Latest News From The West

A kiwi athlete living in Rio de Janeiro says he's been held at gunpoint by men in police uniforms just days out from the start of the Olympics.

Popular videos

Our Regional Picks

Compare & Save

Follow Us

More from The West