Two men arrested after Pawtucket beating

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PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) – Police have two men in custody on felony assault charges after getting into an argument over smoking.

31-year-old Christopher Ramos and 26-year-old Jailson Duarte were arrested by police after allegedly beating a man who asked them to stop smoking in the hallway of his residence.

According to police, the 36-year-old victim briefly lost consciousness during the beating and was later transported to Memorial Hospital.

When police arrived they arrested Ramos who resides in the building in which the altercation took place. The 31-year-old was arraigned in court on Thursday morning.

Duarte was not on the scene when police arrived but later tuned himself in on Thursday. He is set to appear in court on Friday.

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