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FURTHER UPDATE: 32-Year-Old Man Arrested Tuesday Afternoon in Ralph White Beating Case

Travonce Backie (Canton police)

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Officers with the U.S. Marshal Service and Canton police along with a CPD K-9 officer arrested 32-year-old Travonce Backie Tuesday afternoon, charged with attempted murder for the beating administered to 85-year-old Ralph White of Canton Township following a traffic accident in Canton over the weekend.

Backie was picked up without incident in the 3200 block of 5th Street SE.

The Marsha Service says he simply walked out of a house and surrendered.

Canton police say he went after White Saturday night as the elderly man remained in his car following the accident on 8th Street NE near Republic Steel.

White is home now.

His family has set up a GoFundMe account for his medical expenses.

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