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Teen Arrested in Connection With Fatal Beating With Wooden Pole in Bronx

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A 17-year-old is under arrest in connection with a fatal beating in the Bronx.

Ruben Rodriguez is facing murder, assault and weapons charges.

Police believe he attacked 28-year-old Louis Melendez last Wednesday near Rockwood Street and Grand Concourse with a wooden pole.

Melendez was found bleeding from injuries to the head, face and body.

He died the next day.

Police are still looking for other suspects.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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