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Lincoln teen accused of attacking man mowing his lawn

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Posted at 5:00 PM, Jul 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-22 19:21:32-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Lincoln police arrested a teen in connection to a brutal beating. A witness says she saw a man punching her neighbor in the face roughly 100 times in what police believe was an unprovoked attack.

The 37-year-old unidentified victim was mowing his lawn Saturday evening near his home in the area of 70th and Havelock.

The man was bleeding from cuts to his face, elbows and leg. One of his eye's was also swollen shut. Paramedics took him to the hospital for treatment. First responders worry the victim may have suffered internal injuries including skull fractures.

Police arrested Lado Kose, 18, on a 1st degree assault charge.