Fight leads to arrest

Published 5:51 pm Wednesday, April 27, 2016

A Harmontown man was arrested Tuesday by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department after allegedly hitting another man with a hammer several times.

Investigator Alan Wilburn said Siles Dunaway, 43, got into an altercation with another man when he grabbed a hammer and allegedly struck the man several times.

The alleged victim was airlifted to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis where Wilburn said he is in stable condition.

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Dunaway was charged with aggravated assault and taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he was booked on a $5,000 bond.