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One person arrested after beating in Charleston

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One person was arrested on Charleston's west side after allegedly beating another man.

According to police, Joshua Blanchett was arrested and charged with malicious wounding after striking Marvin Gillispie Jr around the right eye at a home along the 100 block of Iowa Street in Charleston Saturday about 1 p.m.

Blanchett also faces additional charges of being a fugitive from justice.

Blanchett is currently in the South Central Regional Jail.

Charleston police are investigating.