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Man accused of beating another with pipe

Richard Lee Hamilton (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office) Richard Lee Hamilton (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)
BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

Deputies arrested a Region 8 man after they say he went to another man’s home and beat him with a pipe.

On Thursday Baxter County sheriff’s deputies arrested Richard Lee Hamilton, 32, of Flippin on suspicion of felony aggravated assault.

According to a news release from Sheriff John Montgomery, on the night of Feb. 13, Hamilton went to a home in the 1400-block of County Road 4 and attacked the resident.

Witnesses told investigators Hamilton hit the victim with a pipe, injuring him.

Hamilton is being held at the Baxter County Detention Center in lieu of a $7,500 bond awaiting a March 3 appearance in circuit court.

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