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Police: Two arrested for beating up man with infirmities at Prescott Road bus stop

3 months 3 weeks 3 days ago Friday, July 31 2020 Jul 31, 2020 July 31, 2020 10:44 AM July 31, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ
James Brown (left) and Devin Dean (right) were accused of beating up a man with infirmities at a Prescott Road bus stop on February 27, 2020. Photo: Mugshot from Baton Rouge Police Department

BATON ROUGE - Investigators with the Baton Rouge Police Department say a man with severe infirmities was beaten up at a bus stop by two individuals who have since been arrested.

According to authorities, on February 27 James David Brown and Devin Marie Dean attacked the previously mentioned man at a bus stop on Prescott Road.

The victim told police Dean approached him first, and asked him about an altercation that had occurred about 20 minutes earlier between he and Dean's mother. Dean and Brown then allegedly began beating the man.

Police say the beating left the man with a cut near his nose and blunt eye trauma that may result in him losing the eye. 

The man was able to identify both Dean and Brown as his attackers and the two were arrested on charges of second-degree battery and cruelty to the infirmed.  

They're being detained in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on bonds of $30,000 each. 

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