Springfield police: Man beaten possibly with folding chair

Springfield police are investigating an assault where a man was beaten and blood was found on a metal folding chair.

Police arrived at a residence on the 200 block of Yellow Springs Street at about 4 p.m. Sunday where they found the victim on the floor, according to a police report.

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“(The victim) had multiple facial injuries that appeared to be significant,” the reports says. “(The victim) was bleeding from his nose and mouth, as well as several other areas of his face and head. (The victim) was conscious but not very coherent.”

Police identified a suspect but no arrests were made. A witness said the suspect told her that he believed the victim stole from him, according to the police report.

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“Officers located a metal folding chair in a bedroom which the suspect and victim shared,” the police report says. “The chair had a significant amount of blood on it. Officers also observed high impact blood spatter on the walls of the bedroom.”

The victim was taken to Springfield Medical Regional Center where he was later flown by medical helicopter to Miami Valley Hospital, the report says.

The case is still under investigation.

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