LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - A Louisville man is facing serious charges after police say he assaulted a woman with a hammer.

Police say the alleged incident happened on March 20 on Tom Wallace Road in Louisville.

According to the arrest report, 28-year-old Jeffery Scott repeatedly hit the woman in the head with a hammer, "left her for dead and fled the scene."

The victim suffered trauma to her skull and police say her quality of life will be detrimentally changed.

Scott is charged with first-degree assault and attempted murder.

Scott is being held on a $100,000 cash bond.

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