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Columbus teen arrested for assault on JR Allen Pkwy. Friday

Ashton Morgan. (Source: Muscogee County Jail) Ashton Morgan. (Source: Muscogee County Jail)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Columbus teenager was arrested and charged on numerous counts, including aggravated assault and obstruction on Feb 19.

According to a Columbus Police Department incident report, Ashton Morgan, 17, was arrested after police arrived to a scene on J.R. Allen Parkway.

Two teens, Morgan being one of them, were in the wooded area between River Road and Moon Road around 4 p.m. on Friday.

Morgan was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, obstruction of a law enforcement officer, giving false information, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, theft by shoplifting and theft by taking.

It is unclear what led up to police being called to the scene. 

Morgan will appear in Muscogee County recorder's court on Wednesday at 2 p.m.

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