By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
A Madison man was arrested for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon on Thursday, Feb. 20.
According to a Madison Police Department report, Cpl. Reggie Alexander made contact with the victim of the incident at the Madison County Memorial Hospital emergency room. Upon his arrival, he learned that the victim had been cut in the back of his head.
After the doctor had finished with the victim, Alexander took a statement on what happened.
The victim said that he and a family member, Haywood Moore, Jr., were traveling around the lake en route to the victim’s uncle’s house at Drive-In Trailer Park. They began arguing in the car.
Moore told the victim to get out of the car.
The victim told Alexander that Moore started talking trash to him, so he started talking trash back.
The victim said that Moore then pulled a razor type knife and cut him in the head.
Alexander made contact with Moore and he said that he and the victim had gotten into an argument around the lake and he punched the victim and the victim fell on the ground.
Moore said that he got back in the car and left the area and went home and told another relative what he had done to the victim. She left to check on him.
Moore said that he didn’t cut the victim and said he does not know how the victim was cut.
The victim received a laceration, which took 16 staples to close.
Moore was arrested for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon due to him admitting an altercation and the victim’s statement identifying him as the assailant.
By Jacob Bembry