Arrest made in violent domestic dispute

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An arrest was made in Fayette County on Thursday, June 21, 2018 in a violent domestic dispute.  Andrew T. Hicks, 31, of Edmond, WV is charged with domestic battery and brandishing a deadly weapon.

Hicks is accused of choking, shoving and headbutting a female victim.  According to a release from Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley, Hicks also pulled out a gun and threatened to kill the victim when she attempted to jump from a moving vehicle.

Hicks is being held in the Southern Regional Jail.  His bond is set at $25,000.  

The case is still under investigation by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.  Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304-574-3590 or Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP (7867).  Tips can also be left online at the Crime Stoppers web site or by using the P3 Tips App on a smart phone or mobile device.

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