Assault with Metal Bat to Victim’s Head



Laurens Police arrested a man yesterday for an alleged assault on another man of his residence with a metal bat Wednesday. 57-year-old Willie Norris Brown of 309 Stuart Street, Laurens was charged with Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature. An investigation of Sgt. Alexander is cited as indicating that on May 22nd Brown struck the victim multiple times in the head with a black metal Copperhead bat, causing the victim to sustain severe lacerations to his head. The victim was transported by Laurens County EMS for medical treatment. Willie Norris Brown remained in custody this morning, pending a bond hearing.