(FOX NEWS) — Police have arrested a suspect in the beating of a white Alabama man by a throng of African-Americans, officials told FoxNews.com.

Terry Rawls, 44, has been arrested and was charged with first-degree assault. Rawls and victim Matthew Owens have had an ongoing feud dating back to 2009, according to Chad Tucker, a spokesman for the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office.

No additional information was immediately released. Police in Mobile were planning to release additional information later Wednesday.

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