Belleville man charged in assault with a hammer

Belleville police have charged a man with assault with a weapon. File

A 39-year-old Belleville man has been charged with assault after a man was attacked with a hammer.

On Tuesday evening just before 8 p.m., police say they were called to an east-end plaza for reports of an assault with a hammer. They located the victim, who needed medical attention.

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Police say the suspect and victim knew each other and they were given the name of the accused by the victim.

Police say they tracked the suspect to an east-end apartment building, where he was arrested and later held for a bail hearing.

The suspect was charged with assault with a weapon.

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The victim was treated for his injuries. He was later released from the hospital.

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