Man Charged in Hammer Assaults

7 Eyewitness News Staff

JACKSON, Tenn.- Jackson man has been charged with not only attacking his girlfriend with a hammer, but her five daughters as well.

Robert Lee Smith, 56, was charged Friday with six counts of aggravated domestic assault.

Investigators said when the victim's daughters tried to intervene in a fight between the couple around 10:30, Thursday night, he turned the hammer on the five of them. None of them was seriously hurt.

Smith was free on a $5,000 bond.


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