Man charged with trying to kill his mother with an ax

Booking photo from Houston County Jail.
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Dothan, AL (WTVY)-- A Dothan man is charged with trying to kill his mother with an ax.

Dothan Police say 26-year old Brandon Michael Holmes became angry and hit her in the head Thursday causing serious but not life threatening injuries. She was also struck in the arm.

Lieutenant Doug Magill said after that attack occurred at a Woodlawn Drive home, Holmes ran to a nearby street and attempted to break into a vehicle. Records shows he faces a Theft of Property charge.

The Houston County Jail website indicates Holmes is held without bond.