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Juvenile arrested for part in 'knockout game,' police say

GALVESTON, Texas – A juvenile was arrested Wednesday after surveillance video recorded him punching a passerby in the eye.

The incident happened in the 500 block of 24th Street.

"I was attacked from behind," said Ken Duble.

Galveston police said a juvenile can be seen on surveillance video walking up behind the victim, Kenneth Duble, and punching him in the head before running from the area.

"As far as I'm concerned this was a fluke incident and I was at the wrong place at the wrong time," Duble said.

The assailant was identified by family members after the surveillance footage was distributed on social media.

"Realized that their kids had been involved in this particular crime and brought their kids down to talk to police," said Lt. Joshua Schirard, Galveston Police.

The suspect, who was not identified by police, was arrested and charged with assault causing bodily injury, a class A misdemeanor.


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