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Lathrop Police looking for victim of beating in road rage incident
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Lathrop Police are searching for a person they believe to be the victim in a road rage incident that was captured on video last week on Lathrop Road down the street from Lathrop High School. 

On Thursday, Aug. 29, multiple motorists captured an incident on cell phone cameras that show a group of men fighting and knocking a man to the ground while traffic is held up near the intersection of Lathrop Road and I-5.

Police have been able to contact the men they have believe to be responsible for fighting with the man, and have gotten statements from them, but have been unable to contact the person believed to be the victim. They are searching for any information that the public may have about the identity of the person who was attacked during the altercation for direction on whether the forward the matter on to the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s office for prosecution.

According to Acting Lathrop Police Chief Ryan Biedermann, the video was shared with officials at Lathrop High School that have confirmed that none of the people pictured are students at the school. 

Anybody with any information about the incident or the identity of the person believed to be the victim in the altercation is encouraged to contact Lathrop Police Services at 209.858.5551. 

To contact reporter Jason Campbell email or call 209.249.3544.