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Couple attacked on Riverwalk Augusta

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A couple were attacked on Riverwalk Augusta on Friday night.

About 11 p.m., the Edge­field, S.C., couple were sitting on a bench when two black men armed with a baseball bat or pipe approached and demanded money, a police report states. The men began hitting the two with the object in the face and head.

The male victim is in critical but stable condition at University Hospital.

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Chelsea
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Chelsea 05/06/13 - 06:34 pm
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How safe is Riverwalk

What happened to this couple is why I stay in Columbia County where the Sheriff conducts Community Policing rather then bothering citizens that are not committing any crime driving in their car. I believe the Richmond County Sheriff should re-think his priorities and protect those he has taken an oath to protect.

crackerjack
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crackerjack 05/06/13 - 07:41 pm
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Riverwalk

I would like to see some undercover officers implement a sting operation on Riverwalk. And I think since bats are amoung the most used assault weapons, to buy one should require a background check, and people should march on the White House just like the anti-gun wackos did.

Gage Creed
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Gage Creed 05/06/13 - 08:32 pm
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Countyman tells us how safe

Countyman tells us how safe it is downtown...anybody else see the youtube video of the 4/27/13 fight and shots fired? I feel safe....when I can reach that hogleg.

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