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Three Charged in Benson Beating

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Bobby McArthur, 24, Jimmy Banks, 22, were arrested Thursday, along with a juvenile in the beating of Kurt Collier during Benson's Mule Days festival.(WRAL-TV5 News)
BENSON — Three people face charges for a fight that took place last weekend near Benson's annual Mule Days festivities.

Kurt Collier was beaten and robbed at the Sanders Public Housing complex over the weekend. He was wearing a t-shirt with a confederate flag when he was attacked.

Jimmy Banks, 22, and Bob McArthur, 24, were arrested Thursday, along with a juvenile.

Banks is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. McArthur is charged with assault inflicting serious injury.

Benson police expect to make more arrests.

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