Johnson City man accused in hammer attack on ex-girlfriend
A Johnson City, Tennessee man is charged with aggravated domestic assault after police said he tried to hit the victim with a hammer.
Carson Lee Hughes, 33, was taken into custody on Friday and will be arraigned in Sessions Court in Jonesborough on Wednesday.
Police said Hughes came to the victim's home on Dec. 1 and assaulted her. He had fled the scene once officers arrived, the report said.
He is currently being held on a $50,000 bond in the Washington County, Tennessee Detention Center.