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Drunken man assaulted on 3rd Ave.

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A 46-year-old man told Columbus police he was assaulted by an unknown black male who appeared to be about 30 years old,  according to a police report. 


At 11:18 p.m. on Friday, officers were dispatched to 3rd Avenue and 29th Street to speak with the victim who stated the suspect had long dreadlocks and wore all black clothing.

Authorities say the victim told officers the suspect struck his right eyebrow with a silver gun.

The report states the victim was confrontational with police and he was intoxicated. The victim also told police he was leaving the "Pop-a-top" bar when the suspect tried to rob him. The victim said he refused to give the suspect any money, and that's how he received his injury.

The report states the victim was transported to the Midtown Medical Center for treatment, and officers could not locate anyone matching the victim's description of the suspect so far.

This case is still under investigation and anyone with information is asked to give Columbus police a call at 706-653-3400.

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