By: Kyle James | 03-05-2018 | News
Photo credit: Anoka County sheriff's office

Elderly Man Beaten In Road Rage Incident

A road rage incident is being investigated by the Anoka County sheriff's office after it led to a savage beating for an elderly East Bethel man. The indecent began started in Ham Lake near Broadway and Lexington Avenue and continued onto westbound Crosstown Avenue.

According to a release, the victim had to brake suddenly to avoid a traffic collision in front of him when angered the driver behind him. The man began to drive aggressively and taunt the victim but once the angry driver backed off he went home. Once he got home, he was assaulted by a man who beat him repeatedly in his face and head.

The victim says the beating lasted about a minute after which point the attacker asked the victim if he'd "had enough." The victim received several facial fractures and lacerations which required many stitches. The suspect was described as a white male around 35 years old, 6 feet or taller, and short hair in a "buzzed" style.

He is also described as wearing a longer length leather coat or jacket and likely has injuries to his hands. The authorities also say the suspect's vehicle is described as a newer dark silver or gray vehicle with LED headlights and a line of LED lights just below the headlights similar to a Mustang. It also had tinted windows.

If you have any information that could help police solve this crime please call the Anoka County Sheriff's Office at 763-427-1212. You can also leave an anonymous tip on the website.

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Lola No. 19873 2018-03-05 : 03:52

USA? Calif? Where?

Traece No. 19876 2018-03-05 : 04:20

I think it is absolutely DISGRACEFUL for a 35 yr old man to beat an ELDERLY MAN!! i dont care what he did. Does anyone have any honor anymore? It seems as though people have a complete lack of self control….. hope they catch the guy. I really do. Hope he goes to jail for attempted murder. Let him have a temper tantrum in the Pen. We'll see how he makes it in there. Some of those boys will give him the attotude adjustment he really needs. God bless the elderly gentleman, i hope he heals quickly and this situation is resolved soon in his favor.

Anonymous No. 19877 2018-03-05 : 04:34

Note: Anoka County is in Minnesota

Anonymous No. 19882 2018-03-05 : 05:29

Poor guy, I hope he makes a full and fast recovery. I also hope that asshole that attacked him gets caught by a bunch of cops like the one that beat the j walker.

Anonymous No. 19960 2018-03-06 : 11:41

The major part of the story is a Senior Citizen was assaulted by a much younger person.

But the Age of the Senior is never given.

So I dug it it up….

The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says an angry driver followed a 71-year-old man to his home in East Bethel and assaulted him.

Any questions why more Seniors should be carrying a simple to use means Self protection?

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