MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A 32-year-old New Hampshire woman has been charged with assault, accused of attacking her boyfriend with a hammer.

Natasha Hamer of Manchester was arrested at a relative’s home on Wednesday night after police found her 23-year-old boyfriend with an injury to the left side of his head

The man said the couple had been arguing earlier, but eventually resolved their dispute and settled down to watch a movie. He said he had fallen asleep on the couch when he suddenly felt a blow to his head. He said he awoke to find Hamer standing over him, armed with a claw hammer.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Laurie Kirby reports

The man took the hammer and left. He went to his mother’s home and then his sister’s, where he contacted police. He was treated at a hospital.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.


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