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Man named Beavers accused of hitting people with stick in Cherryville

Thomas Beavers attacked people with stick, say police reports
Thomas Beavers attacked people with stick, say police reports Gaston County Sheriff’s Office

A Cherryville man named Beavers is charged with multiple counts of assault for allegedly hitting people with a piece of wood identified as his walking stick, reports the Gaston Gazette.

Thomas David Beavers, 62, is accused of swatting both a man and a woman with a stick, and of pointing a gun at people. He was arrested Tuesday by the Cherryville Police Department and is charged with assault on a female, simple assault and two counts of assault by pointing a gun, all misdemeanors, according to the Gaston County Jail.

A bond of $10,000 was set for Beavers, according to jail records.

No reason was given for the alleged assaults and it was unclear what relationship the Beavers had with the other people.

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