Harry Antrobus charged with assault

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Harry Antrobus charged with assault - Man Injured in Clash on Street Leon Van Fleet,...
Man Injured in Clash on Street Leon Van Fleet, 47, of 14A West Ferguson avenue, Wood River, who hag been superintending work on the final details of whlteway installations here, is under treatment in St. Joseph's hospital for injuries incurred shortly before 3 p. m. Monday In a reported clash with another man on Lincoln- Douglas square. Immediately following the Incident, a police report shows, Harry Antrobus of 733 Humboldt court surrendered himself at the police station and was booked as "suspected of assault." He was said to have been recently employed on the whlteway job. ' Early this afternoon at the hospital Van Fleet swore to a complaint against Antrobus charging him with assault with a deadly weapon, and a warrant then was issued by Police Magistrate Parker which was served on the defendant. The complaint specifies the alleged "deadly weapon" as a piece of reinforcing Iron, and alleges serious injuries were inflicted on the complainant. Van Fleet was moved to St. Joseph's hospital in the city ambulance, and a "report later made to the police department was that he had suffered a fracture of the skull. Immediate examination on his arrival in the emergency room had revealed a gash over his right eye which had bled profusely and a bruise to his right leg. Today, it was said by a representative of Van Fleet's employer, that his condition was somewhat improved but that the head injury still remained a matter of concern.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 10 Aug 1937, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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