OLD ORCHARD BEACH – A man wanted by Westbrook police for an alleged assault was arrested here Friday night.

Westbrook police said they wanted Rickey Walker, 26, in connection with an alleged assault in an apartment building parking lot in the northwest part of the city early Thursday. Police said in a press release that a Facebook update about Walker led to several tips on his whereabouts and resulted in the arrest.

Police say Walker beat a 42-year-old man in the apartment building parking lot and inflicted serious head and face injuries. The man, whose name was not released, was taken to a local hospital. Police said that as of this morning, they had no updates on the victim’s condition.

The beating, police said, appeared to be unprovoked.

Old Orchard Beach police arrested Walker Friday night and took him to the Cumberland County Jail, where he was being held on a charge of aggravated assault. Oifficials at the jail said Walker is being held in lieu of $5,000 cash bail. 

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