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Man accused of hitting his mother with hammer in KY

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CHARLESTON, WV -

A man in Johnson County, KY has been accused of hitting his mother with a hammer.

According to a release from the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, they responded to a call of an assault in progress at a home in West Van Lear on Dec. 17.

When a deputy arrived on the scene, they determined that Donney Wayne Greathouse, II, had hit is mother Cynthia L. Greathouse in the head with a hammer. Cynthia Greathouse was transported to the hospital for treatment. Her condition was not released.

Donney Greathouse was charged with assault.  He was arrested and is being held at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.  The incident is under investigation.