Man Arrested For Beating Girlfriend With Hammer

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(WREG-TV) A Memphis man faced a judge after he allegedly beat his girlfriend with a hammer.

Police say Tony Leaks held the woman against her will at a house on Hemlock Friday.

The victim told investigators Leaks put a knife to her throat and punched her in the face multiple times.

When officers found the victim, she had two black eyes and a deep cut on her neck.

Leaks is charged with kidnapping and aggravated assault.

He’s locked up on $45,000 bond.


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