Crime

Man battered with beer can at BTW apartments

A 58-year-old man's eyelid and lip were lacerated Tuesday after an unknown suspect threw a beer can at him at Booker T. Washington apartments, according to a Columbus police report.

The victim told police he was visiting an unspecified apartment at the Fifth Avenue complex around midnight when a dark-skinned black man threw a beer can at him, injuring his face. No further description of the suspect was available.

Anyone with more information should contact Investigative Services at (706) 653-3400.

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