Woman Charged With Hitting Boyfriend On Head With Hammer

A woman is charged with striking her boyfriend in the head with a hammer in Halifax County.

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office reports the call came in Friday at 12:30 a.m. about a disturbance at a home on Allison Drive in Scotland Neck.

Brenda Lowe, 51, was arrested. She was charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

Lawmen say the victim was treated and released.

Lowe was locked up in the Halifax County Detention Center under no bond.