Bat attack leads to attempted murder charge for Fayetteville man
Posted January 9
Fayetteville, N.C. — A 26-year-old Fayetteville man was arrested Sunday and charged with attempted murder after police said he hit another man with a baseball bat.
Xavius Rashaad Whittington, of the 4400 block of Briton Circle, is charged with attempted first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
Whittington allegedly hit Rakheem Robertson with a bat twice in the head on Sunday, police said.
No additional information was immediately available.