Burlington man accused of beating girlfriend with hammer

Samuel James White

Samuel James White

BURLINGTON, N.C. — A Burlington man was arrested after deputies say he beat his girlfriend with a claw hammer during an argument early Thursday morning.

Deputies responded to a mobile home park on Whites Kennel Road around 1 a.m.

They found the victim with several cuts and bruises to her face and head, according to a release. She told police her boyfriend beat her with a claw hammer while they were arguing.

Samuel James White, of 1648 White’s Kennel Road, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serous injury with intent to kill.

He is being held at the Alamance County Jail without bail.

The victim  was airlifted to Moses Cone Hospital for her injuries.