Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Showers and thunderstorms are likely both days. Heavy rainfall and at least some risk of strong to severe storms will be present.
WACO (March 19, 2014) James Arthur Jeffcoat, 49, was in the McLennan County Jail Wednesday awaiting charges after a crowbar attack that sent a skateboarder to a local hospital.
The victim and a friend were skateboarding at around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday beneath the 18th Street overpass across the railroad tracks when a man confronted them and started a fight, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
The victim’s mother called police and reported that a man with a large knife was attacking her son, but officers determined a crowbar was used, Swanton said.
The crowbar was recovered at the scene.
The victim, whose name wasn’t released, was taken to a local hospital.
Information about his injuries and condition wasn’t available Wednesday.
Jeffcoat is facing an aggravated assault charge, online jail records show.
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