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Two men arrested for assault of 18-year-old

Two men were arrested Friday night for the assault of an 18-year-old man.

Miles Sealy, 22, was charged with with battery, invasion of privacy and resisting law enforcement. Daniel Miller, 20, was charged with one count of battery.

Police traveled to an apartment complex at 1416 W. 13th St. after receiving a call about a male being assaulted, Bloomington Police Department Sgt. Ben Burnes said. The victim had a laceration on his face.

Witnesses told police a group had approached the victim after he reportedly made lewd comments to Miller’s younger sister. They told him not to talk to women in the neighborhood. Sealy pushed the victim to the ground, where he hit his head and claimed to have briefly lost consciousness, Burnes said.

After the victim attempted to get up and fell back down, Burnes said Sealy jumped on the man and continued hitting him. Miller also punched the victim at some point during the altercation.

Sealy left the scene before police arrived, but an anonymous caller reported he came back to the area an hour and a half later. When police approached Sealy, he was aggressive and attempted to fight the arresting officers.

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