Gravedigger assaulted by bicyclist at Union Cemetery in Easton

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Police say a man on a bicycle attacked the gravedigger twice on Sunday afternoon. (Credit: News 12 Connecticut)

Police say a gravedigger was assaulted on Sunday afternoon at Union Cemetery in Easton.

The 72-year-old gravedigger was pulling his truck out of a driveway at the cemetery on Sport Hill Road when police say a bicyclist came up behind his truck and exchanged words with him. The bicyclist allegedly pulled him out of the truck he was in and kicked him in the back.

When the gravedigger tried...

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