Eugene, OR -

Eugene police arrested a man accused of beating his former stepson with a baseball bat.

The Register-Guard reports 53-year-old Darryl Lee Richardson was charged with assault after the incident that occurred Monday afternoon in a parking lot outside an apartment.

The 20-year-old victim was hit several times in the head, but did not appear to have sustained life-threatening injuries.

According to police, Richardson told officers he intended to hit his former stepson on the shoulder, but the man ducked.