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Michael Scott Hamilton, 31, of Roanoke Rapids

HALIFAX COUNTY, N.C. — A Roanoke Rapids man was charged with attempted murder after authorities said he beat his ex-girlfriend with a baseball bat.

WRAL reported that Michael Scott Hamilton, 31, of Roanoke Rapids, was arrested after the incident happened at a home near Roanoke Rapids on Saturday night.

Halifax County deputies said the woman was taken to a trauma center, where she is listed in stable condition.

Authorities said the suspect is being held without bond and has court planned later this week. They said additional charges are pending.

Source: WRAL