Fairmont Police have arrested a Fairmont man on a malicious assault charge.
Police said Richard Efaw, 29, punched Corey Fitzpatrick in the back of his head at a Fairmont bar and continued to punch him after he fell to the ground.
Efaw then left the scene.
Fitzpatrick was taken to Fairmont General Hospital.
Efaw is in the North Central Regional Jail with bail set at $5,000.