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Man accused of attacking woman with hammer

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George Malone (Source: LMDC) George Malone (Source: LMDC)

LOUSIVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville man was arrested after allegedly striking a woman in the head with a hammer.

According to an arrest report, George Malone, 69, struck a woman in the head with a hammer several times and punched her in the nose and right eye on March 13 around 1 a.m. in the 2500 block of Date Street.

Police said when officers arrived on the scene, the victim answered the door bleeding heavily from her head and face.

Malone said he lives with the victim and they have been together 40 years. The victim said they had a previous intimate relationship.

Malone is charged with assault.

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