HPD: Man arrested for Assault after victim claims to be hit with brick

HPD: Man arrested after victim claims to be hit with brick

HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) - Police arrested a suspect after the victim claimed she was hit in the head with a brick.

According to the Henderson Police Department, the 19-year-old woman was sitting inside her car near with another person near Nolan’s Liquor on May 8. HPD says the victim claimed A’Davion Cansler, 22, of Henderson, walked up to her car and hit her in the back of the head with a brick.

Police say Cansler denied the allegations when they questioned him.
Police say Cansler denied the allegations when they questioned him. (Source: Henderson Co. Detention Center/WFIE)

The news release states the victim was taken to Methodist Hospital, but due to the injury had to be transferred to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

Cansler, who denies having any part in the assault, was arrested for Assault on Tuesday, police say.

The HPD news release says this is an ongoing investigation.

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