Roommate hits man in face with brick

tstevens@ledger-enquirer.comAugust 8, 2013 

Desmond Leonard

A man was arrested and charged with family violence aggravated assault after he hit another man in the face with a brick, according to a Columbus Police report.

Police responded the 2100 block of Manchester Expressway Monday after receiving reports of an assault. When they arrived, the 49-year-old victim told police that his roommate, 33-year-old Desmond Leonard, had beaten him with a brick at a residence at about 7 p.m. on the 4000 block of Norwood Drive. He sustained bruises, lacerations and swelling to the face.

Leonard was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. He was taken to Muscogee County Jail.

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