Man hospitalized after roadside beating

Published 11:30 pm Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Ferriday — A Ferriday man is in police custody after he and two others allegedly beat a man to the point of hospitalization.

Preston D. Jefferson, 19, 120 Lee Tyler Road, was arrested on charges of aggravated second-degree battery Monday night.

Jefferson and two accomplices allegedly beat a man at the Calhoun crossing of Fudiker Street Monday evening.

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The victim was taken to Riverland Medical Center where he was treated, Ferriday Police Investigator Maj. Johnny Evans said.

One of Jefferson’s accomplices, a juvenile, was also arrested.

The police are still looking for the third party, Evans said.

Jefferson was detained without bond at the Concordia Parish Sherrif’s Office Tuesday.