July 07, 2009
According to information provided in a news release, the injury to the victim's head likely occurred when he fell to the ground. The victim also apparently broke his arm during the attack.
While waiting for medical transport and interviewing the victim, Ketchikan Police Officers obtained a description of the suspect. Officers quickly located a male matching the description given by the victim. The suspect was still in possession of property belonging to the victim. Officers immediately arrested 25-year old James Blake Eddy of Ketchikan.
Eddy was transported to the Ketchikan Correctional Center where he is being held without bail after being charged with first-degree assault and robbery. The victim was transported to the Ketchikan General Hospital where he was treated for his injuries.
The time of the response was 12:13 AM. The name of the victim has not been made public.
All charges reported are only
accusations. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven
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