Independence man arrested after violent attack

Kenneth Oliphant (Source: TPSO)
Kenneth Oliphant (Source: TPSO)

TICKFAW, LA (WAFB) - A 20-year-old Independence, LA resident was arrested for violently attacking another person at a home in Tickfaw, LA on June 19, 2013.

Officials say Kenneth Oliphant was reported to have aggressively beaten and attempted to strangle the victim.

Charges were filed and a warrant was issued.

Oliphant was located Wednesday and arrested without incident, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office.

He was charged with second degree battery, criminal damage to property, and remaining on a premises after being forbidden to stay.

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