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Swatara Township man charged with attempted homicide

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

A Dauphin County man was jailed after police say he beat a woman and sent her to a hospital.

Cyrus Jackson, 35, admitted to punching the woman and striking her in the head multiple times with a decorative ceramic statue, Swatara Township police said.

Police said they went to Jackson's home Sunday as the woman was being treated at a hospital and found him leaving with a basket full of clothing.

It was later determined that Jackson was preparing to flee the state, police said.

Based on the extent of the victim’s injuries, police said they charged Jackson with attempted homicide and aggravated assault.

He was sent to Dauphin County Prison on $500,000 bail.


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