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Westport Police Charge Man With Beating Brother With Flashlight

Westport Police charged a man with beating his brother with a flashlight recently.
Westport Police charged a man with beating his brother with a flashlight recently. Photo Credit: File

WESTPORT, Conn. -- Westport police arrested a man on charges of beating his brother over the head with a flashlight during a dispute Friday, Westport police said.

Charles Friedson, 53, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was fighting with his brother over money, police said. The victim was hospitalized as a result of the assault, according to police.

Friedson was charged with second-degree assault and first-degree disorderly conduct. He was held on $2,500 bond, police said.