Man attacked with hammer, woman injured in violent domestic

Police are investigating after a man and woman were injured during a violent domestic incident in Fairfield East last night.

About 11pm, emergency services were called to a home on Hamilton Road, following reports that a man had been attacked with a hammer.

Police from Fairfield Local Area Command have been told a 55-year-old woman and a 62-year-old man became involved in an argument over a hammer.


During the altercation, the woman allegedly produced a knife sharpener and assaulted the man in the hand and forearm.

The woman suffered a laceration to the back of her head.

A vehicle at the location was also damaged during the incident.

Both were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics, before being taken to Liverpool Hospital, with non-life-threatening injuries.

Both parties are currently assisting police with inquiries.