Man arrested for attacking girlfriend with hammer

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Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- An Augusta man is in jail today accused of attacking his girlfriend with a hammer.

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says Michael Edward Anderson is facing aggravated assault charges. He was arrested Monday morning at his girlfriend's home on Richwood Drive.

The incident reports says Anderson was intoxicated when he got into an argument with his girlfriend. That's when Anderson allegedly picked up a hammer and began hitting his girlfriend in the head.

She was taken to the to hospital by ambulance, but her condition is unknown at this this time.