Police: "Cowardly and vicious attack" in Daphne was over a girl - KMOV.com

Police: "Cowardly and vicious attack" in Daphne was over a girl

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DAPHNE, AL (WALA) -

According to police, a person was savagely beaten after a disagreement over a girl in Daphne. 

It happened around 9 p.m. Sunday night in the Timbercreek neighborhood. Investigators said a group was playing basketball when the suspect, 21-year-old Jacob McInturff, invited the victim to play. 

Officers said the attack was caught on camera. Daphne Police Captain Jud Beedy said the video shows the suspect sucker punching the victim and then beating him while he was down. 

"In my 23 years in law enforcement it's one of the most cowardly and vicious attacks I have ever seen," Beedy said. 

Police are not releasing the video to the public. 

The victim was hospitalized after the attack but is now recovering at home. 

McInturff was arrested and charged with assault and criminal mischief. 

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