Sheriff’s Office: West Monroe man hits woman with hammer during altercation

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WEST MONROE, La. – (6/19/19) A West Monroe man faces one count of domestic abuse battery after hitting a woman with a hammer during an altercation.

The victim told Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s deputies that during a verbal altercation over the arrestee videotaping their discussion, he hit her on the thigh and again on the right elbow with a hammer.

The arrestee, identified as 62-year-old Orville Moore, said the victim grabbed for his phone and after a short tussle, he grabbed the hammer from the TV stand and hit her on the leg and arm.

Deputies observed a bruise on the victim’s right elbow and a mark on her left thigh consistent with the head of a hammer.

Moore was placed in handcuffs and transported to Ouachita Correctional Center without incident where he was charged with Domestic Abuse Battery.

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