ROSAMOND — A 37-year-old Rosamond man is behind bars after he allegedly hit a woman in the head with a hammer.
Brian Williams was booked into the Mojave Jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and threats. His bail has been set at $50,000.
According to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called out to a residence in the 2800 block of “B” Street in Rosamond at about 10 p.m. on June 28, to investigate a report of a woman being assaulted with a deadly weapon. When deputies arrived at the home, they said they were contacted by a female victim in her mid 40s, who told them she had been struck in the head twice with a hammer by her attacker.
After further investigation, deputies identified the victim as Kim Stallings of Rosamond, whose injuries were not life threatening.
Williams was taken into custody and the hammer was recovered at the scene.