Crime

Columbus Police: Man charged with assault, battery

Police say a Columbus resident punched one man and threatened another with a knife.

Arrested by Columbus police and charged with aggravated assault and simple battery was 32-year-old Baudilio Ramirez-Morales.

According to the police report, the incident happened in the backyard of a home on 42nd Street sometime between 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.

One of the victims, a 20-year-old man, was punched with a closed fist and sustained slight abrasions. The victim, whom police say was threatened. is a 26-year-old man.

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