Johnson City man arrested after he allegedly hit a woman in the head with a hammer

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Police arrested a Johnson City man after he hit a woman in the head with a hammer and punched her in the face, according to a release.

Johnson City Police said John Carr, 54, got into an argument with a woman at their home. The woman told police Carr kicked in a bedroom door, hit her in the back of the head with a hammer and then got on top of her and hit her in the face with his fist. 

Police were called to the scene on South North Street in Johnson City after a neighbor heard the woman screaming. 

It happened November 14 around 8:00 p.m.

Police arrested Carr and charged him with aggravated domestic assault. His next court date is scheduled for November 27. 

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