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Greensburg man sought in alleged assault

| Thursday, May 10, 2012, 7:28 p.m.

Authorities were looking for a man Wednesday who allegedly hit two other men with a blunt object at a Hempfield Township apartment complex.

State police at Greensburg said Richard Petros, of Greensburg, hit Clayton L. Lebe III and Forest Q. Shellgren, both of Greensburg, with a steel jack handle at about 5:30 a.m. Monday in building H of the Hempfield Heights Apartments.

A warrant was issued in District Justice Mark Mansour's office for Petros' arrest on aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment charges, police said.

Both victims required medical treatment, police said, adding the incident stemmed from an argument.

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