A man is under arrest for allegedly breaking into a Queens apartment and beating three women with a hammer this past weekend.
Lawrence Parsons, 29, faces several charges including attempted murder.
Police say he climbed through the window of a first floor apartment in Astoria early Sunday morning.
Once inside, they say he attacked the women who were sleeping, fracturing the skulls of two of the victims and the eyebone of another.
Sources say he was on drugs at the time.
Parsons has several prior arrests and was released from prison at the end of March after serving time for attempted robbery.