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State Police Arrest Webster County Man for Hitting Another Man with a Baseball Bat

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The West Virginia State Police in Webster County arrested Richie Holcomb, 27, and charged him with one count of malicious assault.

Police said Holcomb hit William Peyatt, 27, with a baseball bat. Peyatt was then flown to Charleston General Hospital.  The hospital said Peyatt was "under evaluation with no restriction" on Sunday.

The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday while Peyatt was visiting his children at Holcomb's home.  

Holcomb is in the Central Regional Jail. Bail is not yet set.