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Deputies make arrest in weekend domestic violence case


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Deputies arrested and jailed a Coffee County man accused of beating his live-in girlfriend with a metal pipe on domestic violence charges over the weekend.

Coffee County sheriff's deputies responded to Coffee Regional Medical Center just prior to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, in reference to an aggravated assault. The 46-year-old female victim told authorities her boyfriend, 51-year-old Rudy Michael Long, had struck her twice with a metal pipe, fracturing her left forearm. Medical staff confirmed the victim's injuries.

Another individual witnessed the incident, which occurred at a residence off Ga. Hwy. 32 West. Authorities too witness statements and photographs of the victim's injuries.

Long turned himself in to Coffee County officials Saturday and faces one charge of aggravated assault under the Family Violence Act. Long was also arrested on an outstanding felony probation warrant.

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