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PORTLAND A Milwaukie man who yelled at a passing car to slow down was assaulted by the driver and left bleeding in the street.

Joseph Garvey, 59, was walking near his home in the 12200 block of Southeast 19th Avenue around 9 p.m. Thursday when he yelled at the passing car. Garvey says that s when a suspect came out of the car and assaulted him, then drove away.

Garvey was found bleeding and lying in the street, according to Officer Ulli Neitch of Milwaukie police. He was taken to Oregon Health & Science University for treatment.

Milwaukie police were searching for the suspect. Anyone with information about the incident was asked to call the Milwaukie Police Department.

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