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Police: Anonymous Tip, Social Media Lead to Assault Arrest

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    Police: Anonymous Tip, Social Media Lead to Assault Arrest
    Portsmouth Police Department

    Police in New Hampshire say an anonymous tip and social media led them to an assault suspect.

    Portsmouth Police say they released a video on its Facebook page July 15 asking for the public's help identifying a man who had sucker punched another man in a parking lot downtown in June.

     

    The Portsmouth Police Department is asking for the public's assistance with information with the investigation of Simple...

    Posted by Portsmouth NH Police Department on Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Two days later, police say they received an anonymous tip that eventually led to the arrest of 33-year-old James Egal of Dover, whom police say turned himself in on July 26.

    Egal has been released on $500 personal recognizance bail. His court date is Aug. 31. 

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