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Man Accused Of Assaulting Another With Shovel

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Joseph Thomas, 50, of Royal Oak Joseph Thomas, 50, of Royal Oak
EASTON, Md. - A Royal Oak man is behind bars, after he allegedly hit another man in the head with a shovel.

Easton Police say on Sunday, Officers were called to a home on Blake Street, for a reported assault. Once on scene, Officers say they found that the 68-year-old male had been hit in the head with a shovel. He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police say they found the suspect, 50-year-old Joseph Thomas, nearby and arrested him. An investigation apparently showed that Thomas walked into the victim's yard, and the two got into an argument, during which Thomas hit the victim with the shovel.

Police charged Thomas with 1st degree assault, and held at the Detention Center on $150,000 bond.
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