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Cyclist attacked by man swinging sausages

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BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man is facing charges for allegedly attacking a bicyclist with sausage links and a wrench before making off with jewelry and the bike.

Police say Michael Baker is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on charges including assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in connection with the Sunday morning attack. According to The Enterprise (http://bit.ly/MZoxMd ), the victim told police his assailant at first started swinging a string of sausage links at him before hitting him with a wrench.

The victim was hospitalized.

Police say Baker was caught a short time later with the bike and a wrench.

Police later found that sausages and other food had been stolen from a food stand at the Brockton Fairgrounds.

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Information from: The Enterprise, http://www.enterprisenews.com

 

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