Man Assaulted with Rock in University of Tennessee Medical Center Parking Lot
Knoxville, TN (March 3, 2021) A man was assaulted after having a rock thrown at him in a parking lot at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. The man who threw the rock has since been charged with aggravated assault. Law enforcement reports that the man used closed fists and a rock against the man inside the cancer center parking lot at the medical center. As a result of the incident, the victim incurred injuries to his head and face. Additional details about the incident are still pending.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation reports that in 2019 there were approximately 1,203,808 violent crimes. Some of the helpful steps that you can take to avoid becoming a victim of a violent crime include to avoid high-risk situations, remaining observant of your surroundings, avoiding poorly lit areas, going into uncertain places only with friends, walking confidently and with a steady pace, not talking to strangers, carrying a cell phone with you at all times, and doing whatever you possibly can if you are attacked.
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