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Florence woman accused of attacking victim with hammer

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Sherry Britt. Source: Florence County Jail. Sherry Britt. Source: Florence County Jail.

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – A 35-year-old Florence woman was arrested on Saturday and charged with attempted murder after allegedly striking a victim in the back of the head multiple times with a hammer, according to officials.

Sherry Britt allegedly struck the victim at a home in the 1800 block of Sunshine Avenue in Florence, according to Florence County Sheriff's Office Captain Michael Nunn. The victim was being treated at a nearby hospital for injuries sustained during the incident.

Britt was booked into Florence County Jail early Saturday morning and charged with attempted murder.

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