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Boyle faces felony assault for brass knuckle attack
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A man faces felony assault charges after he allegedly beat up a man with the victim’s own brass knuckles the day after Christmas.The suspect, Michael Boyle, will face preliminary hearing Feb. 16 before General Sessions Judge Bill Locke on the charge of aggravated assault, a crime that carries three to six years in prison. He is accused of attacking Andrew Hibshman at the victim’s home on the morning after Christmas.Hibshman said he heard beating on his door around 9 a.m. and found Boyle standing on his doorstep. The victim told the judicial commissioner he knew Boyle because he had dated Boyle’s ex-girlfriend.