Police arrest man for weekend assault on West Magnolia Ave. in Auburn

Published: Sep. 11, 2023 at 1:42 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 12, 2023 at 6:53 PM EDT
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AUBURN, Ala. (WTVM) - The Auburn Police Department was investigating a weekend assault on West Magnolia Avenue that injured two people. As a result, a 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the felony assault.

Officials say they responded to a residential apartment complex in the 700 block of West Magnolia Ave. in reference to an assault complaint in the early hours of September 10.

Officers located two victims who sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Both victims were transported to area hospitals, where they were treated for their injuries and released.

Officials say during the investigation, it was determined that a physical altercation occurred in the parking lot of the apartment complex that involved the two victims and another individual who has already been identified.

Police identified D’Andre Fredrick Hartwell as a suspect and issued a felony warrant, charging him with second-degree assault. On Sept. 12, Hartwell was arrested and taken to the Lee County Jail.

He is currently being held on a $25,000 bond.

Auburn police are still investigating the incident, and additional charges are anticipated. Anyone with added information on this incident should contact the Auburn Police Department non-emergency line at 334-501-3100.