Man arrested for hammer attack - Scottsbluff Area News, Sports, and Weather

Man arrested for hammer attack

Posted: Updated:

A former Western Sugar Factory employee is behind bars after attacking a co-worker with a hammer.

32-year-old Jason Bates was arrested on Friday night after a fight took place at Western Sugar.

A police affidavit says that Bates assaulted a co-worker with a hammer after finding out that he had been convicted of statutory rape.

Bates was later arrested and charged with 1st Degree Assault. The charge is a Class III felony, which carries a jail sentence anywhere from 1 to 25 years in prison, as well as the possibility of a fine up to $25,000.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KDUH. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.