Arrest warrant issued in Erath assault case

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STEPHENVILLE -- Erath County sheriff's investigators have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect in the assault on a man who was found Feb. 18 beaten and tied to a tree.

For the past two weeks, officials have declined to provide information about the case.

On Wednesday, Chief Deputy Jason Upshaw said a felony arrest warrant was obtained for Lanny Derek Walton, 27, of Stephenville. He declined to provide further information.

Anyone with information about Walton is asked to call 254-965-3338.

-- Bill Miller

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