Louisville police say man assaulted victim to point of unconsciousness
Officials say the victim's face and hands were covered in blood.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police have arrested a man after officials say he hit a victim several times, causing the victim to lose consciousness.
Michael Colley, 33, was arrested on Monday, the same day as the alleged incident.
Police records say Colley allegedly "struck victim multiple times with his hands and feet until victim lost consciousness."
According to police, the victim was found by LMPD officers on the Riverwalk around the intersection of 22nd Street and Northwestern Parkway. Officials say the victim's face and hands were covered in blood. The victim was unconscious and had trouble breathing, according to police.
The victim was taken to U of L Hospital by EMS to be treated. There's no word on the victim's condition.
Authorities say Colley, "admitted to officers that he used his hands and feet to inflict the victim's injuries."
Colley is charged with assault. He is being held at Louisville Metro Corrections on a $10,000 cash bond.
On Tuesday morning, a judge refused to accept Colley's guilty plea.
"Can I just plead guilty and get it over with?" Colley asked the judge.
Instead, the judge entered a not-guilty plea on Colley's behalf.
Suspects are rarely allowed to plead guilty during their arraignment.
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