Sharp object strikes Brainerd man in back

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BAXTER — A 30-year-old Brainerd man was injured in an incident Monday, June 1, near the Westgate Mall in Baxter.

The Baxter Police Department was called at 7:23 p.m. to a report of a man who was being treated in the emergency room at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd for a possible assault.

The Brainerd man told police he was near the Westgate Mall when he was chased by someone about 11 a.m. and struck by a sharp object in the back.

Police reported no one was arrested and the case remains under investigation.

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