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UPDATE: Soldier assaulted with beer bottle inside Scruffy Murphy’s

Officers arrested a soldier after he assaulted another military man Saturday night while inside Scruffy Murphy’s, police said.

Derrick G. Edmondson, 27, is charged with disorderly while intoxicated in connection with the incident, reports state.

The 23-year-old soldier was inside the Broadway bar about 9:30 p.m. when Edmondson hit him on the back of his head with a bottle. The assault left a 3- to 4-inch wide cut that was 4 inches long, reports state.

Edmondson then ran from the area and was caught moments later at Broadway and Ninth Street, reports state.

Police say an ambulance took the victim to The Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition.

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