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10/15/05

Marine Reservist Nabs Woman's Attacker

Stephen Hall is facing multiple charges. Stephen Hall is facing multiple charges.

Statesboro Police are calling Kevin Doncaster a hero. The Marine reservist from Tucker, Georgia caught a man who assaulted a woman and her granddaughter at the Walmart in Statesboro on Friday night.

Police say around 6:30 p.m., 25 year old Stephen Hall attacked the woman with a stun gun in the ladies room and used a knife to try to force her into one of the stalls. She managed to keep her two year old granddaughter, who was with her, away from Hall. Police say Walmart employees and shoppers, who heard her screams, tried to stop him; however, Hall sprayed them with pepper spray. He ran to the parking lot, but Doncaster caught him and held him at gunpoint until police arrived.

Police say Hall was armed with a stun gun, pepper spray, an expandable baton, brass knuckles and three sets of handcuffs. He's now in the Bulloch County jail, facing multiple charges, including aggravated assault, battery and kidnapping.

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