Police search for suspect after allegedly hitting victim with metal rod

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A suspect is wanted for aggravated assault after allegedly hitting a victim with a metal rod on Feb. 10, 2017. (Photos: Denver Police Department)

A suspect is wanted for aggravated assault after allegedly hitting a victim with a metal rod on Feb. 10, 2017. (Photos: Denver Police Department)

DENVER — A man wanted for allegedly hitting someone with a metal rod is being wanted by the Denver Police Department.

Police said the suspect hit the victim with the rod on Feb. 10. He is wanted for aggravated assault. Police did not say where the incident happened.

The suspect is also wanted for theft in a separate case in which he befriended an elderly man on a bus and asked to use his phone. The man then took off with the phone.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.