Beaten with bat, Augusta man tells cops


An Augusta man notified deputies after he was beaten with a baseball bat during a robbery Monday evening.

According to an incident report, Charles Paulk, 38, was walking through the Mars Trailer Park on the 3600 block of Deans Bridge Road to a nearby convenience station around 10 p.m. when he was approached by three men in ski masks who asked him for a cigarette.

Paulk told officers the men then knocked him to the ground with a baseball bat and continue to beat and kick him while they took his money.

The victim received stitches in a cut on his lip.



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