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Posted on Mon, Dec 24, 2012 : 12:33 p.m.

Man injured after being punched and kicked by man insulting his girlfriend

By Kyle Feldscher

A 22-year-old Milford man was punched in the face and kicked while on the ground after confronting a man who was insulting his girlfriend early Saturday morning.

Ann Arbor police Lt. Renee Bush said police responded to the intersection of East University Avenue and South University Avenue at 2:30 a.m. Saturday after the fight was reported.

Bush said the Milford man was waiting in a restaurant line to get pizza when he encountered a man he knew. The man began insulting the Milford man’s girlfriend and the Milford man informed him he didn’t appreciate the derogatory words.

Bush said the two men went outside to talk and the Milford man was hit and ended up on the ground. While the Milford man was unable to tell who hit him, a witness said the known man punched the Milford man.

A group of men with the man then started kicking the Milford man while he was on the ground, Bush said.

The victim had a laceration on the back of his head and unspecified injuries to the front of his head, Bush said. There were no arrests mentioned by police.

Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the Ann Arbor police anonymous tip line at 734-794-6939 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP (773-2587).


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Comments

G-Man

Tue, Dec 25, 2012 : 4:40 p.m.

No mention of race here? Just wondered if it was racially motivated?

smokeblwr

Tue, Dec 25, 2012 : 3:51 a.m.

South U has always been frequented by people from OUT OF TOWN that are often looking for trouble.

seldon

Tue, Dec 25, 2012 : 2:25 p.m.

South U has always bern frequented by drunk students. Nothng about this story is surprising, or new.

tdw

Tue, Dec 25, 2012 : 11:28 a.m.

smkeblwr....do you ever consider the known facts before you make your comments ?

Mick52

Tue, Dec 25, 2012 : 12:52 a.m.

They went outside to talk? Baloney. They went outside to fight and this dude lost. He is no more a victim than the other guy is a suspect. The other guy will say he got slugged first. Charge them both with disturbing the peace.

eyesofjustice

Tue, Dec 25, 2012 : 12:27 a.m.

Lots of fights on South U this weekend, I was at Study Hall (A new night Club on South U) there bouncers had to break up at least 10 fights. South U has changed over the years....

snapshot

Mon, Dec 24, 2012 : 11:26 p.m.

Sounds like police have witnesses, now all that's needed is an arrest, a trial, a conviction, and a sentence of about two to three years in a state prison. That'll take care of the bad attitudes and gang mentality.

WalkingJoe

Mon, Dec 24, 2012 : 9:28 p.m.

Thanks to annarbor.com for removing the comment that also insulted the girlfriend.

Tom Todd

Mon, Dec 24, 2012 : 8:10 p.m.

no one had cpl I take it.

Chase Ingersoll

Tue, Dec 25, 2012 : 1:40 a.m.

CPL don't get involved in that sort of crap. Most of the CPL's I know are, if they even drink, won't in public, or when carrying, and if not working are home in bed at 2:30 am. Texas stats show that CPLs are down about zero percent of those arrested or charged for gun crimes in Texas. I think the pragmatic trade is to encourage people to apply and qualify for CPL's even while raising the penalties and increasing the prosecutions for those who unlawfully use firearms.

Paul

Mon, Dec 24, 2012 : 8:39 p.m.

Thank god or it could have been far worst, least nobody was killed.

EightySeven

Mon, Dec 24, 2012 : 8:09 p.m.

Funny no mention of the restaurant. In a previous article today a similar incedident took place at Weber's and it made headlines. Is this a fair practice on which places to mention? I think not.

EightySeven

Tue, Dec 25, 2012 : 3 a.m.

@Paul, that is exactly my point. Why name one establishment but not another. Bring a little fairness aa.com.

Paul

Mon, Dec 24, 2012 : 8:38 p.m.

Places don't want bad press, you think we got freedom of the press here in the USA think again.

Homeland Conspiracy

Mon, Dec 24, 2012 : 6:27 p.m.

I think I'll stay away from South University Avenue

brian

Tue, Dec 25, 2012 : 2:43 a.m.

Think I'll stay away from Ann Arbor period. I'll keep my business in Ypsi.

Brad

Mon, Dec 24, 2012 : 7:46 p.m.

And Weber's, too. They had a nearly identical thing happen there.

nickcarraweigh

Mon, Dec 24, 2012 : 5:48 p.m.

When you see two roosters fight in the yard, the bystanders never join in on a good group stomp. Even chickens know better.