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Man Accused of Beating Ex-Girlfriend With Broom Handle

One man is facing charges after police say he beat his ex-girlfriend with a broom handle.

Police spoke with the ex-girlfriend of 23-year-old Karl Wilson who says he went in her hotel room and began punching her in the face and head.

Wilson also reportedly beat her with a broom, pushed her down and kicked her.

Police say the victim had a cut above her eye, bruises on her back and had lost hearing in her left ear due to the attack.

When police spoke with Wilson, he denied the accusations, claiming the woman was his cousin and he had gone to her hotel room to protect her from her abusive boyfriend.

He was arrested and charged with family violence assault by strangulation.

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