Suspect arrested after allegedly beating veteran - CBS46 News

Suspect arrested after allegedly beating veteran

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A suspect was arrested after allegedly beating Air Force veteran Creston Portis, according to the East Point Police Department.

The suspect, Ricky Wilcoxson, was found following an investigation and several tips to Atlanta Crime stoppers.

Police responded to the 3800 block of Flat Shoals Parkway and saw Wilcoxson looking out the rear of an apartment for a possible escape route, according to reports. 

Wilcoxson was taken into custody, along with another person found inside of the apartment.

Wilcoxson was the last of three known suspects on the loose.

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