Conway Police identify suspect in hammer assault

George Giddens (Source: Conway Police Department)
George Giddens (Source: Conway Police Department)

Conway, SC - CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - A 42-year-old Conway man is wanted by police on multiple charges in connection to an assault that occurred the parking lot of Frank's Theater.

Conway Police were dispatched to the theater shortly after 9 p.m. on May 7 to meet with a group of teens who said a man attacked their vehicle with a hammer. The victims told police their car was blocked in the parking lot by the man's vehicle while the assault occurred.

The victims said George Giddens, 42, smashed the front windshield and the driver's side front and rear windows before reaching into the car and striking the victims with the hammer. The group inside of the car was treated on scene by paramedics and later sought medical attention on their own.

Giddens is wanted on charges of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, assault of a high and aggravated nature, assault and battery with intent to kill, and malicious damage over $1,000.

Anyone with information on the location of Giddens is asked to call the Conway Police Department immediately.

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