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Man involved in Oceana Co. assault identified

Posted at 10:55 AM, Nov 13, 2015

OCEANA COUNTY, Mich. – The man recorded in a cellphone video allegedly assaulting and running over another man has been identified.

The incident happened on November 5th in the 7600 block of S. 108th Avenue. The victim recorded the confrontation with the man who was allegedly trespassing on his property.

The Oceana County Sheriff’s Department says that shortly after the media reports were published about the confrontation, tips came in identifying the man in the video.  Deputies have attempted to speak with the man, but the man tells them he has hired an attorney and has been advised to not talk with investigators.  The incident has been forwarded to the Oceana County Prosecutor for review and an “appropriate warrant”, according to the sheriff’s office.

We’ll have more information when it becomes available.

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