Canadian Sentenced To 14 Years In Manhattan Claw Hammer AttackThe Manhattan district attorney's office said Epp abruptly attacked a Spanish tourist sitting near him on bench at City Hall Park in July 2012.
Canadian Man Pleads Guilty To Attacking Tourist With Hammer In City Hall ParkDouglas Epp pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder in the July 2012 attack. He is expected to receive a 14-year prison sentence.
Canadian Man Claims Suspect In City Hall Park Hammer Attack Is Using His IdentityJohn Yoos, 43, of Crown Heights, was arrested on July 30 after repeatedly striking 31-year-old Hugo Alejandre with the claw of a hammer, police said.
Police: Brooklyn Man Attacks Spanish Tourist With Hammer In City Hall ParkHugo Alejandre, 31, of Barcelona, was sitting on a bench with his girlfriend at Manhattan's City Hall Park when he was attacked around 3 p.m. Monday, police said.