Ulster County man accused of hammer assault on New Year's Eve

An Ulster County man is facing charges for allegedly assaulting someone with a hammer to the head on New Year's Eve.

News 12 Staff

Jan 3, 2023, 10:55 PM

Updated 511 days ago

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An Ulster County man is facing charges for allegedly assaulting someone with a hammer to the head on New Year's Eve.
Police said they received a call Friday reporting a man on the ground bleeding from the head in the Town of Rochester.
Investigators say the man was conscious and told them he was hit in the head with a hammer by 40-year-old Michael Latimore, from Olivebridge.
Latimore was charged with assault with intent to murder.
He is expected to face a judge on Wednesday.


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