LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11)—LMPD arrested a man for assault after police say he attacked a woman with a hammer.
Police said the victim went to Duwayne Gaither’s home to clean it. They said when she attempted to leave, Gaither punched her in the face knocking her unconscious and she fell to the floor.
Police said when the victim came to and again tried to leave that Gaither hit her in the ribs with a hammer.
The victim was able to eventually flee from the home. She suffered severe bruising, swelling of the face and eyes, possible dislocated jaw and pain to her ribs.
Gaither is charged with second degree assault.