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Off duty police officer witnesses beating

LAWTON, Okla._A man caught beating another man with a pipe in a Lawton neighborhood was jailed Monday night, thanks to an off-duty police officer who just happened to drive-by and witness the attack.

Police say the officer was in his car when he saw a man on the ground being beaten by a man standing over him at SW 3rd and Summit Ave. The officer jumped out of his car and forced the attacker to the ground at gunpoint. The victim ran away. The man told police the victim had stolen his gun and he wanted it back. The victim has not been found. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct.

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