VSP: Two Men Accused of Beating a Man With a Tire Iron


UPDATE: Vermont State Police tell us Michael J. Lafountain turned himself in Tuesday night to the Middlebury Police Department.

According to police Peter Manning, 41, and Lafountain attacked a man on Saturday in Ripton by spraying MACE in his face, and hitting him with a large wrench and a tire iron. 

Investigators say the victim was able to get away and got help from a nearby residence. 

According to the release police issued arrest warrants for both of the suspects and arrested Manning on Monday night. 

Manning is at the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility and is being held on $100,000.

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