HUNTINGTON BEATING ARREST Police Charge Man With Beating Man And Witnesses
Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Oct. 18, 2012 12:12 PM EDT
Updated: Oct. 18, 2012 12:41 PM EDT
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, Cabell County
, West Virginia
Police have accused a man of beating a person unconscious and then repeatedly punching a witness.
Huntington police arrested Jon Robert Voitelle, Jr., 22, of Huntington on Wednesday and charged him with unlawful assault and two counts of battery. The suspect is accused of violently attacking a man on Sept. 8 without being provoked in the parking lot of a restaurant on Third Avenue in Huntington, according to a complaint in Cabell County Magistrate Court.
Court documents said the victim was knocked to the ground and beaten unconscious, suffering a broken jaw and facial abrasions. The suspect was pulled away by witnesses, and the suspect began punching one of those people who tried to help, the documents said.
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