Mark Sanchez hit man with nail-covered sledgehammer: Cops – News Block

Mark Sanchez (Bexar County Sheriff)

Mark Sanchez (Bexar County Sheriff’s Office)

A 59-year-old man in Texas was arrested this week after he allegedly broke into another man’s home and claimed he owned the property, then dragged the victim outside where he beat him with a sledgehammer that had multiple nails in it. head.

Mark Sanchez was taken into custody Wednesday night and charged with one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony, records reviewed by Law & Crime show.

According to an arrest affidavit obtained by ABC affiliate KSAT-TV in San Antonio, Sanchez and several others showed up unannounced at the victim’s Bexar County home Monday night. Details about the status of the others and who they were were not released.

Once there, Sánchez allegedly claimed that he owned the house and demanded that the man residing there leave immediately.

Without permission, Sánchez and his associates reportedly entered the victim’s house and began to attack him. The victim, whose name and address were not included in the affidavit, reportedly told police during the attack inside the home that Sanchez was wielding a particularly dangerous weapon. She claimed that Sánchez hit him multiple times using “a sledgehammer with nails driven into his head,” KSAT reported.

Sánchez and the other individuals reportedly dragged the victim outside and continued to beat him. The man escaped and called the police.

San Antonio Police Department officers reportedly said they recovered “the head of a sledgehammer with several nails protruding from it.”

The affidavit also found a trail of what appeared to be blood leading from the victim’s door to the front of the house and noted that the head of the sledgehammer had “blood on the fingernails,” according to KSAT.

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