Parolee arrested for assault and burglary

Laurinburg police arrested James Douglas Hale, Jr., 26, for First Degree Burglary, Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill inflicting Serious Injury, and Larceny.

Police say he broke into a home on Duncan Street and beat the victim.

Hale is in the Scotland County jail. He was denied bond because he's on parole.

The victim was treated and released from Scotland Memorial Hospital.