Man arrested, charged with assault in Florence
FLORENCE, Ala. (WAFF) - Officers responded to a report of an assault in a Florence neighborhood on Sunday.
At approximately 12:30 a.m. Florence police located a 46-year-old male who had been assaulted with a baseball bat in the 100 block of Sycamore Street. According to officers, the victim was transported to North Alabama Medical Center to treat a large laceration and multiple other injuries.
FPD located the suspect shortly after during a traffic stop. Officers said they arrested Kerry Douglas Smith for second-degree assault. Smith was transported to the Lauderdale County Detention Center. He was released on a $2,500 bond.
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