Man arrested after punching man in downtown Lincoln on New Year’s Eve

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Published: Jan. 3, 2023 at 10:59 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 3, 2023 at 11:44 AM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Lincoln Police Department arrested a man for assaulting another man on New Year’s Eve.

Around 11:45 p.m. on Saturday, two officers were walking near 14th and O Streets. According to LPD, one of the officers saw a man, identified as 21-year-old Damian Robles, punch another man who then fell on the sidewalk and hit his head.

LPD said the victim is 25-years-old and was unconscious as they called for LFR to assist.

Officers said the man was taken to the hospital where he has a significant head injury.

After speaking with witnesses, officers claim that Robles punched the victim following an argument.

Robles was arrested and is facing 1st-degree assault charges.