Second man arrested in beating

Published 9:25 pm Wednesday, August 30, 2017

A second man charged in an assault on a Suffolk native during a white-supremacist rally on Aug. 12 in Charlottesville has been arrested.

Alex Michael Ramos, 33, was arrested Monday, according to a press release from the Charlottesville Police Department. He is in the custody of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office on Forsyth, Ga.

Arrested last week was Daniel Patrick Borden, 18, who was in the custody of the Hamilton County Criminal Justice Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, according to a news release from the police department.

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The two were wanted in the assault of Deandre Harris, a Lakeland High School graduate who now lives in Charlottesville, wrote in a post on a GoFundMe page online that he was chased and beat with metal poles in a parking garage. He was diagnosed with a concussion and broken arm and received eight staples in his head, he wrote. He also has a chipped tooth and many abrasions and lacerations.