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Police seek suspect accused of assaulting special needs person in Wausau

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WAUSAU — Marathon County Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a man accused of physically assaulting a special needs individual at the Metro Ride Transit Center in the city of Wausau.

On June 26, the victim and a white man with dark hair parted to the right and a full beard and mustache got off a Jefferson Lines bus at about 2:45 p.m. The suspect asked the victim if they were “retarded” and then began punching the victim. Police say the suspect was about 5’10” tall, about 150 pounds and was wearing a black bodied jacket with red sleeves.

If you have information about who committed this battery, or have information on any other crimes, please contact Marathon County Crime Stoppers:

• Tap the App: P3 Tips (Search P3 Tips in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app to your mobile device)
• Type: Submit a tip on-line at www.marathoncountycrimestoppers.org
• Talk: Call 1-877-409-8777.

All messages are encrypted to ensure anonymity.
Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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