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Wicomico Co. Man Arrested after Sending Victim to Hospital

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Phillip Wooters, Courtesy Wicomico Co. Sheriff's Office Phillip Wooters, Courtesy Wicomico Co. Sheriff's Office
HEBRON, Md.- The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Hebron man who they say assaulted a man, sending him to the hospital with serious injuries.

According to the sheriff's office, Phillip Joseph Wooters, 20, was arrested at 10 a.m. Thursday. Officials said an investigation began two days prior, when a deputy met with the victim of the reported assault at the hospital.

The sheriff's office issued a release saying that the victim reported that he came to the residence, located in the 100 block of SE Railroad Avenue in Hebron, to speak with a female subject. It was during this encounter, the investigation revealed, that Wooters punched the victim in the face without warning. The victim reported that he was knocked off the porch and onto the ground, where he believed he lost consciousness, according to the sheriff's office.

The sheriff's office said that a deputy was informed the victim was suffering from severe facial injuries that included fractured bones, including to the jaw.

Police said that upon arrest, Wooters was transported to the Central Booking Unit, where he was processed and taken in front of the district court commissioner. Following an initial appearance, the commissioner detained Wooters in the detention center in lieu of $20,000 bond. He is charged with 1st-degree assault.

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