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Man sought in assault on handicapped person apprehended

Posted July 28

Kevin Lea James

— Franklin County authorities said Friday that a man accused of assaulting a handicapped person has been apprehended.

Kevin Lea James was taken into custody without incident, authorities said.

James, 44, of Castalia, is charged with felony assault on a handicapped person, misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury, communicating threats and assault by pointing a gun, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.

The incident allegedly happened Tuesday at 375 Fishing Rock Road in Castalia.

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