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East Delavan Avenue man arrested for hitting neighbor with a hammer

A 42-year-old East Delavan Avenue man was arrested Wednesday afternoon for allegedly hitting a neighbor woman on the head with a hammer during an argument.

Stanford White was charged with a felony count of second-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon for the alleged use of a hammer as a weapon. The woman complained of bleeding on the right side of her head and swelling caused by the hammer blow.