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Police: Man assaulted by bystanders after verbal altercation with wife

EAST GREENVILLE, Pa. - A man in Montgomery County was assaulted by a group of bystanders after a verbal altercation with his wife.

According to a report by police, the man was having an argument with his wife when he allegedly tripped and fell on top of her. At that point, several people ran towards the man and began to physically assault him, said police.

Police said one person grabbed the man around his neck and dragged him about 30-feet forward. Another placed his hands behind his back while someone else punched the man on the right side of his jaw, according to police.

Police said the man was struck in the jaw by a glass bottle, causing him to suffer serious facial injuries.

The man left the scene on foot and returned to his residence where his neighbor called 911.

There's no word on any charges against the bystanders or the man.

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