Violence erupts after the parade

Local man assaulted Saturday night after fun filled family events

Saratoga Police Officers responded to a report of an assault Saturday night, following the Lighted Christmas Parade and Winter Wonderland.

Saratoga Police Chief Ken Lehr told the Saratoga Sun a fight broke out on Elm Street across from the Platte Valley Community Center. A Saratoga man was inolved in an argument with two men from Rawlins and was assaulted by the two men. According to Lehr, the men used a handgun to beat their victim before they fled the scene.

Lehr said the victim was transported by South Central Wyoming Emergency Services (SCWEMS) ambulance to Memorial Hospital of Carbo...


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