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North Augusta carjacking, assault reported

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 3:51 PM
Last updated 6:59 PM
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North Augusta police are investigating a Tuesday morning carjacking and assault.

According to a news release, public safety officers responded to the AutoZone in Breckinridge Plaza about 9:20 a.m.

They found John Hartley, 49, of Elgin, S.C., who said he was in the parking lot of the business when a man approached and asked for a cigarette.

Hartley said the man then hit him in the head and attempted to cut him with a sharp object, possibly a knife. The man then drove off in Hartley’s black 2006 Suzuki Forenza. Hartley was taken to Aiken Regional Medical Centers for treatment for injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

The incident is under investigation by North Augusta Department of Public Safety.

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CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 04/30/13 - 04:54 pm
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I'm Far From An English Major

but wouldn't it sound better if "Victim" was not in the second to last sentence. I might be wrong, JMO.

d1zmljqg
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d1zmljqg 04/30/13 - 04:55 pm
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dichotomy

I AGREE! What's the chance of this lowdown getting caught and some jail time, which he deserves?

nocnoc
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nocnoc 04/30/13 - 09:20 pm
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My responses are simple

Do you need help?
(yes)
I'm calling 911 for you now, wait there.
(no) See you later.

GnipGnop
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GnipGnop 05/01/13 - 09:30 am
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This part of NA

is horrible. Something needs to be done about it.

Dixieman
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Dixieman 05/01/13 - 11:33 am
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DISIEMAN GOT YOUR CAR AND YOUR POINTS

Um, he carjacked a 2006 Suzuki? Might as well go for a new Benz or Jag or Roller if you're going to commit this despicable crime.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 05/01/13 - 01:28 pm
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Yea, going to jail over a

Yea, going to jail over a 'Zuki will get you a lot of disrespect...

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