Officers respond to report of an assault on a female

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Photo by Jeremy Champagne (Scramble Studio)

At 647 am on Friday morning, officers responded to a report of an assault on a female that had left her unconscious.  Members attended to the residence at an apartment complex in the 1500 block of 26th St where the victim was located with injuries to her head. She was transported to BRHC by ambulance for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.  The suspect was also located and arrested.  While obtaining person items for the victim from the residence, a sawed off 12 gauge shotgun was found on a couch.  The firearm is the property of the suspect and was seized.  A 24 year old Brandon man will appear in court on Saturday morning on charges of Assault Cause Bodily Harm, Unsafe Storage of a Firearm, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm knowing its Unauthorized, Possess Firearm obtained by Crime, Breach Firearm Prohibition Order X2.