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Harlan Police investigating assault case

Investigators say two men held down the victim while the third man beat and stomped on him.

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HARLAN, Ky. (WYMT) - Harlan police say two men are in custody and they are looking for a third person for what they call a violent attack.

Investigators say on last Thursday, two men held down the victim while the third man beat and stomped on him.

Police arrested 24-year-old David Bailey and 20-year-old Henry Pruitt.

Police are still investigating what led to the fight and what happened.

"Someone came and said there was more witnesses, so it's still an ongoing investigation until we talk to those witnesses and get further information," said Harlan Police Chief Mike Thomas.

Police say the victim suffered serious injuries.

Police have not released the name of the third person they are looking for in the case.


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