John Yoos

2008 Hawaii mugshot of Douglas Epp, who initially identified himself as John Yoos following City Hall Park hammer attack in July 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Canadian Man Pleads Guilty To Attacking Tourist With Hammer In City Hall Park

Douglas Epp pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder in the July 2012 attack. He is expected to receive a 14-year prison sentence.

10/08/2013

2008 Hawaii mugshot of Douglas Epp, who initially identified himself as John Yoos following City Hall Park hammer attack in July 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: City Hall Hammer-Wielding Suspect Admits To Attacking Tourist

Investigators said the man accused of beating a tourist with a hammer in City Hall Park last month has admitted to the attack. In court documents released during a hearing Tuesday, the man first identified as John Yoos said he “snapped” before launching the attack. The suspect pleaded not guilty to attempted murder.

08/28/2012

2008 Hawaii mugshot of Douglas Epp, who initially identified himself as John Yoos following City Hall Park hammer attack in July 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Canadian Man Claims Suspect In City Hall Park Hammer Attack Is Using His Identity

John 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.

08/09/2012

2008 Hawaii mugshot of Douglas Epp, who initially identified himself as John Yoos following City Hall Park hammer attack in July 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Brooklyn Man Attacks Spanish Tourist With Hammer In City Hall Park

Hugo 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.

07/31/2012