Burlington man in critical condition after assault

Damien Dukes (from Des Moines County Jail)

Damien Dukes (from Des Moines County Jail)

Police said they found a 40-year-old man in an alley after he was reportedly assaulted in Burlington, Iowa.

Bryan Cannon was found in the alley in the 1500 block of Mt. Pleasant Street just after 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 13, 2012.  He suffered head and neck injuries in an apparent assault. 

Cannon was taken to a local hospital and later transferred to an Iowa City hospital where he was listed in critical condition. 

Police said they arrested 37-year-old Damien Dukes of Burlington on October 16.  Dukes was initially charged with felony assault.

Dukes was held without bond in the Des Moines County Jail.

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