Man Arrested in Hammer Attack That Left Woman Hospitalized

A woman was hospitalized in grave condition early Wednesday morning after she was attacked with a hammer in East Los Angeles, authorities said.

The assault was reported around 2:30 a.m. in the 3700 block of Whiteside Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

The woman suffered head trauma and was transported to a hospital in grave condition.

Police arrested a man in connection with attack.

Police said deputies suffered minor injuries while responding to the scene.

The relationship between the woman and her attacker was not immediately clear.

Oleevia Woo contributed to this report.

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