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Man attacked with a bat in Swift Falls; Starbuck suspect jailed

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SWIFT FALLS, Minn. - A 34-year-old man is in critical condition at St. Cloud Hospital after being struck in the head with a bat early Sunday morning here.

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Authorities say Ricky Kimble of Swift Falls was struck by John Evans, 24, of Starbuck, who was arrested and is being held in jail for second-degree assault.

Swift County Sheriff John Holtz said the attack happened about 3 a.m. Sunday.

Kimble was taken to the Swift County Benson Hospital and later transferred to St. Cloud hospital.

Holtz said it appears alcohol was a factor in the altercation.

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