Hammer Time: Man Attacks Co-Worker With Hammer Following Heated Verbal Spat

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Detectives are investigating an assault that occurred in the 800 block of Brittain Road on Saturday morning.

It happened around 11AM, when two co-workers got into a verbal altercation. 19 Action News has learned one man pulled out a hammer and repeatedly struck his co-worker in the head.

The victim was taken to Akron City Hospital with a head injury, and the other male was transported to St. Thomas Hospital with back and neck pain.

The victims injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

No charges have been filed at this time. The assault remains under investigation.

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