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Charges in Beer Bottle Assault

(Michigan City, IN) - A Michigan City man is accused of seriously injuring a woman during an attack.  45-year old Calvin Edmond is charged in La Porte Superior Court 1 with battery and one other felony count.


According to authorities, he allegedly hit a woman on the head with a beer bottle, tackled her, then choked the woman with his legs around her neck.


The woman was airlifted to a hospital in South Bend.  Police said the victim required about 20 stitches to close the gash on her forehead and suffered some fractured vertebrae in her neck and back.


The incident happened at a home on North Woodland Avenue in August.  Edmond arrested last week and was being held in the La Porte County Jail on more than $13,000 bond.

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