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1 charged with aggravated assault in Hattiesburg incident

Christopher Leatherwood Christopher Leatherwood
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

A Petal resident is behind bars and charged with aggravated assault after a Thursday night incident. 

Christopher Leatherwood, 32, was arrested by Hattiesburg Police after an incident that occurred in the 1000 block of Atlanta Street. According to a Hattiesburg police incident report the victim and suspect got into an argument over previous incidents and the suspect assaulted the victim, knocking him to the ground and striking his head leaving him unconscious.

The victim was transported to a local hospital, and the extent of his injuries are not known.

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