Hattiesburg man behind bars after aggravated assault

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg man is behind bars and charged with domesticaggravated assault.

Dillon Ray Boatner was taken into custody by authoritieswithout incident at his Lincoln Road apartment on August 31.

Accordingto an HPD incident report, the victim, Boatner's girlfriend was being heldagainst her will for three months, was found with initials "DRB" carved in her backby a knife, and bruises and marks on her arms and back.

The report also advisedthat the victim was beaten with a belt and coaxial cable.

Boatner admitted toofficers he had done everything he was accused of during the arrest.