Man Jailed On Aggravated Battery Charge

Mt. Carmel Police arrested 25 year old Brandon L. Garrett of Mt. Carmel after police were notified that he struck a 15 year old male in the head.  Police were told that Garrett jumped from a vehicle and chased the juvenile down an alley in the 800 block of Poplar Street.  It is alleged that Garrett caught up to the juvenile and struck him in the back of the head with his fist.  Garrett told police the incident was a result of a previous incident the victim had with Garrett's son.  Garrett was arrested and charged with aggravated battery.  Garrett was transported to the Wabash County Jail where he is awaiting the setting and posting of bond.