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Salem Man Hit Victim Over Head With Witch's Cauldron, Police Say

The suspect pleaded not guilty to assault and battery with a dangerous weapon

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    Salem Man Hit Victim Over Head With Witch's Cauldron, Police Say
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    An old and ancient cauldron in a farmhouse.

    Police say a Salem, Massachusetts man hit another man over the head with a cauldron near a local witchcraft store.

    Salem police officers were on patrol around 11:30 p.m. Saturday when the victim, bleeding from the head, ran up to them and said he was attacked by another man. Authorities say the two men had been inside a cottage behind a store that sells witchcraft related items, like decorative cauldrons and candle containers.

    Police say they found 35-year-old Cory Nelson inside the cottage stumbling around and smelling of alcohol. Nelson was arrested and pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon during his arraignment Monday.

    The victim suffered a cut to his head, but refused medical attention at the scene.

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