Third Woman Arrested in Baseball Bat Assault

By: Alli Mechanic Email
By: Alli Mechanic Email

Candice Gabrielle Richards, 27, of South Saint Andrews Street faces an assault charge after she and two other women allegedly assaulted a victim with a baseball bat and an unknown sharp object.

According to the Dothan Police Department, the assault occurred in the 1200 block of Lake Street on May 5. Richards is the last of the three to be arrested.

Following the assault, Mianca Smith and Atiya McCray were arrested. Investigators were unable to identify Richards at the time of the incident.

The victim suffered severe life threatening injuries in the assault. Richards was charged with first degree assault. Her bond amount has been set at $15,000.


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