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Soldier assaulted by teens in park questioned, suspected of attacking first

Orian Banian, an 18-year-old soldier who was assaulted by a group of teens in a public park Sunday has been questioned by police under caution, with investigators suspecting he attacked one of the teens before being assaulted. He is suspected of dropping the youth to the ground and kicking him several times.

Media reports say this new assessment is based on a video seen by police.

The soldier, who was off duty at the time, had previously claimed he had been trying to break up a brawl when he was assaulted.

The teens tased and slashed Banian with a knife, moderately wounding him.

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