UPDATE: Man Turns Himself in for Attacking Elderly Man in FS, Police Say

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UPDATE: A suspect has been arrested in the investigation into an attack on an elderly man that was caught on video in Fort Smith.

“Jarvis Diggs came forward this afternoon to turn himself in for the altercation that occurred in the video Facebook has since removed. He has been charged with second-degree battery,” a Fort Smith police official stated on the department’s Facebook page.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The attack of an elderly Fort Smith man was caught on camera.

Take a look at this incident that happened this week.

Police say he told another man to get off his lawn and that sparked an argument.

The video shows the victim hitting his cane off a hand-rail toward the man, who then threw a drink and punched the senior in the head before running away.

Police are working to identify the suspect.
 

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