Augusta man charged with beating girlfriend with baseball bat

Evans Tutt

An Augusta man is in custody after police said he beat his girlfriend with a baseball bat.

According to Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Blaise Dresser, Evans Tutt, 27, was arguing with his girlfriend at her home on Gary Circle around 8 a.m. Saturday when he began hitting her with his fist.

The 41-year-old woman’s two children, ages 15 and 23, attempted to intervene with a baseball bat. Dresser said Tutt hit the victim’s children, took the bat and began beating his girlfriend with it.

The woman suffered a broken arm and bruising, according to investigators.

Tutt was booked into the Richmond County jail on charges of aggravated battery, cruelty to children in the third degree and simple battery.



Thu, 01/18/2018 - 22:44

Rants and raves

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 22:41

Shutdown would hit Augusta hard