Washington Man Arrested For Using Pipe To Hit Another Man

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Deputies said a man is waking up in jail after he used a pipe as a weapon, injuring another man.

Deputies in Pitt County said they got a call around 11:30 Sunday night for an assault.

Investigators said 37-year-old Santana Jimenez was at his Blake Street home in Washington when he hit a man over the head with a pipe.

Deputies say the suspect is also accused of using the pipe to bang up the victim's vehicle.

The victim, who deputies said is not from Pitt County, was taken to a local hospital for a head injury. Investigators expect that man to recover.

Santana was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon intent to kill inflicting serious injury and injury to personal property.

His bond was set at $50,000 ahead of a first court appearance Monday morning.