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Abilene man allegedly assaults man with baseball bat

By Ariana Garza, Weekend Anchor/Crime & Courts Reporter, agarza@ktxs.com
Published On: Jun 16 2013 02:21:24 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 16 2013 02:21:42 PM CDT
Abel Alcala (cropped)
ABILENE, Texas -

An Abilene man faces an aggravated assault charge after he allegedly used a baseball bat to beat up another man.

According to police, 23-year-old Abel Alcala was involved in a fight at his home in the 1300 block of Westmoreland Street around 2 a.m. Saturday.

When police arrived on scene, a man told officers Alcala had struck him on the leg and thigh with a bat. Two witnesses also identified Alcala as the suspect.

Alcala is charged with second degree felony aggravated assault. He posted his $15,000 bond within 24 hours of his arrest.