NBC 10 has reported that the suspect wanted in connection to an assault in Newport that left a man severely injured has turned himself in to the authorities.

Freddie Hicks is accused by Newport Police ofan assault that took place on January 15thon Bliss Road near Wilbur Avenue, he has been wanted by police since January 25th.

As a result of the assault a 28 year old Newport man sustained serious head injuries and washospitalized.

Hicks is expected to be arraigned in court later today.

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