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Panhandler Accused of Assaulting Man Who Refused to Give Money

Posted March 28, 2008 1:57 a.m. EDT

— A Raleigh panhandler is behind bars accused of assaulting a man who wouldn't give him money.

Perry Lovett, 30, was being held Thursday night at the Wake County Jail on a $10,000 bond.

According to court documents, he hit a man twice and pushed him up against a vehicle in a parking lot near Rock Quarry Road.

It reportedly happened in front of the victim's 7-year-old daughter.