FRESNO, California — A California man has been arrested in connection with a brutal street fight that was caught on camera.
According to a report posted on the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office website, Phillip Lester, 61, was arrested Tuesday and charged with assault with a deadly weapon other than a firearm.
According to KSEE, the street fight was caught on video.
In the video, it appears that Lester is holding a bat and fighting with a second man who appears to be holding a metal rod.
Witnesses said the victim was knocked unconscious in the fight. KSEE reported the victim was taken to a local hospital. His condition was unknown.
Investigators are still trying to determine what sparked the violent altercation.
KFSN reported that both men were homeless.