Man attacked for his cell phone in Manhattan

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MANHATTAN (KSNT) – A Manhattan man is recovering after being attacked in an attempt to steal his cell phone.

Riley County Police say 23-year-old Cain McEwen was jumped by a Houston, Texas man for his phone. It happened around 2:45 Sunday afternoon in the 1200 block of Laramie Street. Officers say McEwen wasn’t hurt badly. Twenty-three-year-old Derek Soucie was also listed as a victim in the incident.

Twenty-one-year-old Dedrick Leaks was arrested about a half hour after the attack. He was given a $7,500 bond and was still in the Riley County Jail as of Monday morning.

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