Suspect accused of beating man with baseball bat in Merced

MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- A man is in custody after police say he assaulted another person with a baseball bat in Merced.

Police arrested 25-year-old Brian Chandler Thursday night.

Officers were called just before 8 pm to a home on M Street near 12th Street.

Investigators say the victim was found with several head injuries. He told police he was hit with a baseball bat multiple times by Chandler during a fight.

Police found Chandler nearby and arrested him for aggravated assault.

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