Fresno PD identifies suspect caught on camera beating another man

Crime

A brutal street fight was caught on camera in central Fresno Tuesday.

Two men are seen sparring in the middle of the street at Michigan Avenue and 6th Street. One man appears to be knocked unconscious in the middle of the road. 

Police say two men were fighting for an unknown reason, one had a bat and the second had a metal rod. 

After the victim was on the ground the suspect continued to hit the victim. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

He has been identified as Phillip Ray Lester, 61.

If you have any additional information regarding this case, you are asked to call the Fresno Police Department at 559-621-7000.

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