Freddie Hicks

Suspect Identified In Brutal Assault That Left Newport Man In Coma

The Newport Police Department are searching for Freddie Hicks, 27, for the January 18th Felony assault on Bliss Road that left Kyle Kettner in a coma.

Anyone with any information on the whereabout of Hicks should contact the Newport Police Department – 401.847.1306

Freddie Hicks
Freddie Hicks (via Facebook)

Kyle Kettner was walking home with his girlfriend when he was attacked on Bliss Road off of Broadway on January 18th.

Kyle hit his head on the concrete during the assault and is in a medically induced coma at Rhode Island Hospital.

A GoFundMe page set up by his sister in law Jodie Morinho has more details:

Kyle Kettner Assault