HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) – Deputies arrested a 19-year-old after they say he attacked a 55-year-old woman with a claw hammer Friday afternoon near Hendersonville.
Henderson County deputies charged John Ferry Jr. with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and inflicting serious injury.
The victim was taken to a nearby hospital with severe head injuries, according to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office.
Ferry was taken to the Henderson County Jail where he is being held on $150,000 bond.
Ferry’s first court appearance is scheduled for Monday, according to the Henderson County Detention Center.