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St. Thomas police seeking suspect following alleged assault

St. Thomas police are investigating an alleged assault that took place in a restaurant parking lot on Sunday evening.
St. Thomas police are investigating an alleged assault that took place in a restaurant parking lot on Sunday evening. @STPSmedia / Twitter

Police in St. Thomas are seeking a suspect following an alleged assault in a restaurant parking lot on Sunday.

Police say the victim in the alleged incident, a 42-year-old man, had arrived at a restaurant in the city for a pre-arranged meeting.

At around 8:30 p.m., police say a man approached the victim and, in an allegedly unprovoked incident, punched him several times. Police add that the victim’s phone was reportedly stolen.

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Police are looking to identify a suspect described as a six-foot-tall man in his 40s with a muscular build.

The suspect was last seen wearing a white baseball cap, a blue tank top and shorts.

Anyone with information that may be helpful to investigators is asked to contact St. Thomas police at 519-631-1224.

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