Serious Assault at Downtown Hotel, Suspect Charged


A 34-year old Brandon man has been arrested without incident following the serious assault of a downtown hotel employee.  Police received a call Friday evening regarding the assault and upon arriving on scene they found a 62 -year old hotel employe, unconscious, in the hotel lobby. From there it was determined that a tenant of the hotel had beat the man unconscious, dragged him from a hotel room, down a flight of stairs, and out onto the street. The victim was taken by ambulance to the BRHC where he is being treated for possible facial fractures. The investigation continues.