A Richmond man charged with assault and armed criminal action will appear in a Ray County courtroom Wednesday morning.
Michael Scott James Dorton, 21, is accused of striking his mother in the head with a sledge hammer. He was apprehended two days after the alleged incident in Merriam, Kansas.
His bond is set at $100,000, cash or surety.
Dorton will appear in Ray County Courtroom at 8:30 a.m.