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Assault With Tree Branch Leads to Arrest

A fight over a flashlight led to a head injury and an arrest. Grass Valley Police say a 64 year-old man had loaned his flashlight to 50 year-old Roy Warren several days ago. Sergeant Steve Johnson says the two men had agreed to meet at a cul de sac on Berryhill Drive yesterday so that Warren could return the flashlight. When the victim arrived at the agreed upon spot, Warren was waiting for him.
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Warran,-Roy1However, while stepping back to avoid the branch, the victim stumbled over a curb and slammed his head into the pavement. At that time Warren fled the scene on foot, but was located a short time later in the area of South Auburn and Berryman Street.
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The victim’s head would was treated at the scene by medical personnel. He is expected to be ok.

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