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Front yard assault in Lake City, Florida

10:38 AM, Jul 3, 2013   |    comments
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LAKE CITY, Fla. - A man in his fenced front yard was approached and assaulted by another unknown male carrying a small handgun, according to a Lake City Police Department news release.

The victim observed a group of males walking through the neighborhood around 1 a.m. July 3. One tall, slender male in his early twenties allegedly saw the victim and asked, "What are you looking at?" The suspect then proceeded to enter through the open gate, the release detailed.

The victim told police that the suspect pulled a small, black handgun from his waistband and pointed it at him, open-hand slapped him, and asked if he has any money. The victim said he did not and the unknown male left the area on foot.

The release said the suspect wore a black shirt and gym type shorts. According to the victim, he was approximately 6-foot, 2-inches. The incident is still under investigation. Anyone who has information about the suspect should contact LCPD at (386) 752-4344.

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