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OSBI Seal  Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation
Stan Florence

Jessica Brown
Public Information Director


01/10/12                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           


Agents Investigate Assault on Elderly Hydro Man

This morning, OSBI Agents were requested to help investigate the assault of an elderly Hyrdo man. Richard Sweeney, 80, was badly beaten inside his home on the corner of Arapaho and Main Streets Monday night or early Tuesday morning. The elderly man was taken to the Weatherford hospital and then transported to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City for his serious injuries.

This afternoon, OSBI agents and sheriff’s deputies arrested the victim’s nephew, Scott Sweeney (d.o.b. 10-12-62). He was booked into the Caddo County Jail on one count of aggravated assault and battery.