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Police Arrest Man for Malicious Wounding With Baseball Bat

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Allegedly, 23-year-old Thomas Auten beat another man with a souvenir baseball bat. Allegedly, 23-year-old Thomas Auten beat another man with a souvenir baseball bat.
OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. -

Police arrested one man early Sunday morning after he allegedly beat another man with a small baseball bat.

According to authorities, the incident occurred at about 3 a.m. 23-year-old Thomas Auten allegedly beat another man with a souvenir baseball bat near the roadway near a Sheetz and a local church on Route 88.

Crews with the Wheeling Fire Department transported the victim to a nearby hospital. Auten was taken into custody and is being held in the Northern Regional Jail.