Police identify suspect in early morning Marsh St. beating
BATON ROUGE - Police identified a suspect wanted for beating a man with a metal pipe on Marsh Street early Thursday morning.
26-year-old Freddie Robinson is wanted by the Baton Rouge Police Department for second degree attempted murder.
Police said they were called out to an apartment complex in the 900 block of Marsh Street at around 3:30 a.m. Thursday to find Daron Lanehart suffering from multiple wounds to the head. The victim told police he had been hit across the head multiple times by his girlfriend’s son, later identified as Freddie Robinson.
Lanehart told law enforcement he had been at his residence in the apartment complex when Robinson came home. Lanehart said Robinson began to ask about a girl he had been seeing, and an argument began as a result of the conversation that followed.
The victim told police Robinson hit him in the head with a metal pipe four or five times as he tried to flee from the man who he believed was trying to kill him. Lanehart was taken to an area hospital.
Robinson and Lanehart have lived in the same apartment complex for the past month, and they are connected because Robinson is his girlfriend’s son.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Robinson is urged to contact BRPD.