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Ventura man sentenced for hammer attack

Eric Young Eric Young

Police say he choked a woman unconscious.

Posted: Jun 15, 2019 2:30 PM
Updated: Jun 15, 2019 2:31 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A man accused of attacking a woman with a hammer is sentenced.

Eric Allen Young, 39 of Ventura, pleaded guilty to assault causing bodily injury for a November 15, 2018, incident where law enforcement says Young choked a woman until she passed out, then hit her with a hammer.

Young’s sentence is two days in jail and a $315 fine.

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