Homeless man arrested for attacking child outside Augusta library

wfxg.com - 06-12


AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - A homeless man has been arrested for allegedly attacking a child outside an Augusta library. Just after 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 10, deputies responded to the Friedman Library on Jackson Rd. for a reported assault. According to the incident report, the victim told deputies an unknown man pushed him to the ground and began to punch him in the head and face as he walked out of the library. The boy’s babysitter told deputies the man had followed them out of the library.