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Bridgeport – Pedestrian Assaulted By Teens

A man was assaulted by a group of teenagers in Bridgeport last Thursday evening.

At approximately 6:56 p.m., a 31-year-old pedestrian was in front of Fire Engine Pizza Company on Fairfield Avenue, walking home after leaving the establishment, when he was approached by four teenagers. One of the suspects attempted to get the man’s phone and asked for food. His rejection prompted at least one of the suspects to punch him, after which they fled the area. Authorities are currently investigating the case and looking for the suspects. Anyone with info about the incident is encouraged to contact Bridgeport Police as soon as possible.

It can be challenging for us to determine high- and low-risk areas within our respective communities. We just stay alert and are always mindful of our surroundings. Of course, authorities are always working on improving safety for everyone, and apprehending suspects exhibiting reckless or negligent behavior is an important part of this process. These things said, pedestrians who are injured due to any of these factors may have the option of seeking damages if legal experts deem it as a suitable course of action.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.

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