CLAREMONT, NH–On November 16, at around 9:50 a.m., Claremont Police Department responded to the area of Factory Street after receiving numerous phone calls about a male allegedly assaulting a female with a baseball bat. When the officers arrived on scene, the officers located a female that was bleeding from her head and also located a male holding a baseball bat. Officers detained the male and rendered aid to the female that was injured.
According to Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase, “During the investigation, the male was identified as Brad Young, 27. The female was treated on scene [and was] ultimately transported to Valley Regional Hospital for several lacerations to her face and head. Young was arrested and later transported to the Sullivan County House of Corrections.”
Young was arraigned in the Sullivan County Superior Court on November 17, for the following charges:
Attempted Murder RSA: 629:1; 630:1-aFirst Degree Assault RSA: 631:1First Degree Assault RSA: 631:1Second Degree Assault RSA: 631:2Second Degree Assault RSA: 631:2Criminal Threatening with a Deadly Weapon RSA: 631:4
Several charges are brought forth as alternate theories by the Sullivan County Attorney’s Office, said Chase. Young is being held without bail at the Sullivan County House of Corrections pending further hearings.
Chase said that the assault is still under investigation. “The Claremont Police Department are asking anyone who witnessed this incident to contact Detective Sergeant Justin Laffin of the Claremont Police Department at 603-542-7010.”
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