Police: Man beaten with chair leg near Ridge Road, Central

04/02/2014 12:06 PM

04/02/2014 12:10 PM

Wichita police were called to an apartment complex in the 700 block of North Ridge Road early Tuesday morning.

The incident happened at about 1:30 a.m.

After officers arrived, a 54-year-old man reported that a 47-year-old man had hit him in the head multiple times with a broken chair leg, according to Lt. Dan East, spokesman for the Wichita Police Department.

Prior to the beating, the two men had been in a verbal argument, East said.

The 54-year-old man received multiple lacerations to his head and was taken to Via Christi St. Francis by EMS.

The 47-year-old man was taken into custody by police on suspicion of aggravated battery.

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