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Woman reports man cut her in yard

LaGRANGE — A woman said she was cut Saturday night during a confrontation with a man in the 1400 block of Park Avenue.

The victim said she was in the back yard of a home about 10:30 p.m. and was confronted by a man who was standing near a fence and holding a pocket knife. The man grabbed her arm, and during the struggle to get away, she received two shallow cuts on the arm, possibly from the pocket knife, according to a police press release.

The victim ran to a neighbor’s house and called police.

She described the attacker as a black male who appeared to be 16 to 23 yeas old, about 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9 with a slim build, short cornrow style hair and wearing a dark shirt and blue jeans.

Police began an investigation and are asking anyone with information to contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000.

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Staff report

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