The attack occurred about 1:45 p.m. in the 4200 block of Burns Avenue, officials said.
Officials say the wife of a suspect has also been arrested in a hammer attack that left a Southern California high school student critically injured.
48-year-old Gregory Richmond was arrested and booked on suspicion of attempted murder.
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A 45-year-old transient was arrested Thursday morning for severely injuring a Riverside tobacco shop owner during a robbery earlier this week.
The owner of a tobacco shop in Riverside was severely injured Tuesday after she was beaten with a hammer during a robbery.
Police arrested a man Monday wanted in connection to a string of smash-and-grab street robberies that occurred last week.
A woman was hit in the head with a hammer during an attempted robbery in the parking lot of an Anaheim bank Tuesday.
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A 30-year-old former Long Beach police officer was sentenced to 12 years in prison Monday for assaulting his wife with a baton and other weapons.
A Chatsworth man has been charged with murder for allegedly beating his 78-year-old father to death with a hammer.
Officials say a Chatsworth man admitted to police Sunday that he fatally struck his father and possibly used a sledgehammer or another type of hammer to commit the crime.
Investigators say a California mother facing eviction used a hammer to bludgeon her 11-year-old son to death before she committed suicide by slashing her throat.