June 29, 2020
By: Dwayne Page
Smithville Police have charged a man with aggravated assault after he allegedly hit a co-worker across the head with a pipe at a local industry last Thursday.
40 year old Quincy M. Bledsoe of 511 South College Street is under a $5,000 bond and he will be in court July 23.
According to the police report, officers responded to the industry in reference to a fight. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with several people and were advised that there had been an altercation between two employees. The officer observed the victim laying on the ground bleeding from the head. The suspect, Bledsoe, had left on foot. The officer reviewed video surveillance footage and observed Bledsoe approach the victim from behind and strike him in the head with a pipe. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that there had been disagreements between both parties throughout the afternoon.