Hattiesburg man charged with aggravated assault

Hattiesburg man charged with aggravated assault
Antwon Strickland

A Hattiesburg man is behind bars and facing aggravated assault charges after a Saturday incident in the Hub City.

Antwon Strickland, 18, was arrested Sunday in connection with an incident that occurred in the 100 block of Plantation Place Drive.

According to Hattiesburg Police Department, Lt. Jon Traxler, Strickland allegedly struck the victim in the head with an object.

No other details regarding the incident were made available, nor the condition of the victim.

Strickland was charged with one count of aggravated assault and is currently housed in the Forrest County Jail.