Police seek man who threatened woman with hammer

Police are looking for a man after he beat and threatened a Columbus woman with a hammer early Wednesday at Creek Way Apartments.

The 23-year-old woman was left with a busted lip, knot on her head and bruises after an assault ended around 5:35 a.m.

During the dispute, the man is accused of punching, choking and kicking the woman before she was threatened with a hammer inside her apartment. An estimated $200 in damage occurred during the assault.

The suspect is described as black, 30-years-old, 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds. He also had dreads in his hair.