Clay County Man Arrested After Allegedly Attacking Another Man With A Metal Bar

The Manchester Police Department says a man has been arrested and faces several charges after he attacked a man with a metal bar and stole from him. In a warrant officers said 29 year old Bobby Couch hit Charles Bekemeier in the head and face with a metal bar, causing serious injuries. Couch then allegedly took Bekemeier's watch, wallet and cell phone. Police said Couch then used the stolen phone to call Bekemeier's mother and threatened to kill both Bekemeier and his mother. Couch was charged with assault, robbery and terroristic threatening. He was lodged in the Clay County Detention Center.

Bobby Couch