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Man hit with axe handle
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The Turlock Police Department is seeking a man wanted for hitting another man with an axe handle.

The victim sustained minor injuries to his forehead from the altercation, according to the police report.

The assault occurred around 4:30 p.m. Monday in the area of W. Linwood Avenue and West Avenue South.

The male victim and the male suspect were having a verbal argument over a woman that suddenly took a violent turn when the suspect picked up an axe handle and hit the victim on the head with it.

The victim fled the area and contacted police. He was located in the area of First and G streets.

The suspect was described as a white man in his 20s. He was wearing a yellow jacket and blue jeans.