Man accused of hitting ex’s boyfriend

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — Police took a man into custody Thursday afternoon on allegations he hit his ex’s boyfriend.

The Huntingburg Police Department was dispatched to a vicinity of Fourth and Walnut streets at 4:50 p.m. after it was reported that a battery had occurred.

A male victim told officers he and his girlfriend were at her ex-boyfriend’s place getting her clothes when Joseph C. Morris, 27, 101 E. Fourth St., alleged came to the driver’s side of the car and began striking the victim in the face through the open window.

Police said the victim suffered minor injuries and declined treatment.

Authorities booked Morris into the Dubois County Security Center at 6:55 p.m. on a misdemeanor count of battery. He posted bond later in the evening.

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