A Weber County man has been charged with aggravated assault, after authorities say he ran a pitchfork through another man's hand.

Louie Ash Jr., 54, was booked into the Weber County Jail.

Police say the injury occurred, when the victim came to his girlfriend's defense, after Ash pushed her, during an argument. 

She reportedly hit her head and blacked out.

Ash is charged with assaulting her as well.