Woman Accused Of Hitting A Man With A Hammer

Orient, Ill. – A woman is charged with aggravated battery after allegedly hitting a man in the head with a hammer.

30-year-old Amy Jo James was arrested after a man sought treatment at a hospital for a head injury Saturday.

James is being held in Franklin County Jail. She’s already scheduled to appear in court for different charges of misdemeanor domestic battery and resisting a police officer Wednesday.