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Iowa City police trying to identify assault suspect

Surveillance video released Wednesday

(image taken from surveillance video)
(image taken from surveillance video)

IOWA CITY — Iowa City police are looking for the public’s help in identifying an assault suspect.

On Wednesday, the police department released surveillance video taken in downtown Iowa City. Police said a man in an orange short sleeve shirt is wanted for questioning about an assault that happened Sept. 2. Police said the assault victim was hit over the head with a bottle from behind.

Iowa City Area Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 358-TIPS.

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