Man suffers serious injuries in back yard bat attack

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Two men solving an investigation
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The High Springs Police Department is looking for information in connection with a back yard assault Sunday night in southeast High Springs. 

Police say an unknown assailant entered the back yard at a private home where a group of people were gathered. The person attacked a 58-year-old male with a baseball bat and then fled. 

The victim, whom police did not identify, was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. 

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The High Springs Police Department is calling for public help identifying the assailant. Anyone with information can contact Sergeant Tracy Taylor at or by calling 352-955-1818. 

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