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Man Arrested After Allegedly Using a Hammer to Beat His Brother

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LAWTON, Okla._

Police said an argument between two brothers ended in an arrest Saturday night after one of them was allegedly beaten with a hammer and a bat.

Police were called to forty-nine and Southwest 49th street after a 9-1-1 caller claimed his brother had hit him over the head with a bat and a claw hammer.

When police arrived they found one man bleeding from his head.

Police said the suspect Richard Cox admitted to beating his brother after he yelled and him.

He said he didn't want to hurt him but was only trying to get his attention.

Cox was arrested on assault with a deadly weapon but was first taken to the hospital first due to his level of intoxication.

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