- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 27, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) - Cook County authorities have charged a Chicago man with hitting his 80-year-old neighbor with a board during an argument over fishing tackle and $8.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports (https://bit.ly/VN6LXQ ) police said Tuesday that 32-year-old Corey Mitchell is charged with felony aggravated battery of a person over 60. They say Mitchell hit his neighbor with a two-by-four board on Saturday at the older man’s Chicago home following their argument.

Police say the elderly man was taken to a hospital for a gash on his head and swelling near his eye. They say he is stable.

Police arrested Mitchell the next day. He was ordered held on $250,000 bond. Online jail records didn’t indicate an attorney.

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Information from: Chicago Sun-Times, https://www.suntimes.com/index


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