Anthony Brim
Photo: Perry, Parker (CMG-Dayton)
Photo: Perry, Parker (CMG-Dayton)

Springfield man wanted by police after alleged baseball bat attack

A Springfield man is wanted by police in connection to an alleged attack where he is accused of beating a woman with a small wooden baseball bat.

Anthony Brim, 38, is charged in Clark County Municipal Court with domestic violence and assault. A warrant was issued for his arrest, according to online court records, and it was active on Friday afternoon.

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Springfield police started their investigation when they were called to a home on Allen Drive in reference to a woman being assaulted by her boyfriend.

“Upon arrival officers spoke with (a woman) who stated that she and her boyfriend Anthony Brim had been drinking,” the affidavit says. “She stated that they got into a physical altercation because Mr. Brim wanted to leave the residence.”

The woman told Brim she didn’t want him to leave and she shoved him away from her at the door, the affidavit says.

“…at which point, he grabbed her around the throat,” the affidavit says. “She then grabbed Mr. Brim by the throat, and they both fell to the floor. Mr. Brimm then grabbed a small wooden baseball bat and struck her in the head several times.”

The woman said Brim fled the scene after the incident, the affidavit says.

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“(The woman) had significant bleeding and swelling to the front, and left side of her head,” the affidavit says. “Medics transported (her) to Springfield Regional Medical Center for possibly needing stitches on the side of her head.”

The affidavit says the woman refused to fill out a statement and denied pursuing charges against Brim. However, he was charged in municipal court.

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