NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police have arrested and charged Lyndsey Anderson, 27, and Wayne Parker, 63, in connection with a domestic assault.

Officers say the incident happened in the 700 block of 30th street around 12:33 p.m. on Oct. 8.

Anderson told police she was trying to get her personal belongings from Parker's home when they got into a physical altercation that ended with Parker hitting her with a hammer.

When police were checking Anderson's information, they found an outstanding warrant from Hampton for failure to appear.

Both have been charged with malicious wounding.