Two women have been charged with allegedly assaulting a man with a hammer in Sydney’s east.
The women, aged 48 and 22, both from South Coogee, confronted the man about 5pm on Friday as he tried to get to his car, parked in Judges Lane, Waverley.
The Rose Bay man, 47, had been visiting a friend and tried to escape from the women through the garage of his friend’s home, but they forced their way inside and allegedly assaulted him with a metal object, believed to be a hammer.
Police said the man’s friend tried to intervene but one of the women tried to hit him with a trophy.
The women then drove away in a silver Ford car and Easterns Suburbs police said several witnesses allegedly saw them armed with a hammer.
The 48-year-old woman was arrested in Coogee about 10.20pm on Friday and charged with malicious damage and affray.
The woman’s car and a hammer found inside it will undergo forensic testing.
The 22-year-old woman was arrested at 6.45am on Saturday in South Coogee and charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm in company and common assault.
Both women were served with apprehended violence orders and will face Waverly Court on July 23.
The man was treated at St Vincent’s Hospital for lacerations to his head and has since been released.
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