Two Marines arrested on suspicion of assault

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Urasoe City Police arrested two marine sergeants stationed on Camp Hansen Tuesday, on suspicion of an assault.

According to Urasoe Police, of 22-year-old Ryan Tipton and 22-year-old Brandon Wakefield are suspected of assaulting a 46-year-old self-employed Okinawan man on a street in Yafuso, Urasoe City, around 11 p.m. on Oct. 26th. They allegedly punched the man on the face.

Police say both Marines were drunk at the time of the arrest, and have denied the charges.

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