Baby Hit With Hammer

By: WSAZ NewsChannel 3
By: WSAZ NewsChannel 3

A man from Portsmouth, Ohio, is behind bars, charged with hitting his baby with a hammer.

Police arrested Greg Masters Tuesday evening.

The baby's mother told police that she was holding their baby when masters grabbed a hammer and told her "Move the baby, I'm going to knock your brains out."

According to reports, Masters then punched her in the face and struck their four-month-old baby girl with a hammer.

Police say the baby is okay.

Masters has been charged with felonious assault and domestic violence.

He's currently in the Scioto County jail.

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