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Man, 68, arrested for allegedly assaulting 3 women in hot tub

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LEELANAU COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU)-- A 68-year-old man was arrested after allegedly assaulting three women in a hot tub.

It happened Saturday around 12:14 a.m. on North Dockside Circle in the Village of Suttons Bay.

According to the Leelanau County Sheriff's Office, three women told deputies they were in a hot tub when they were approached by a man. The man then told the women they needed to leave. A short time later, the man returned.

Deputies say the man grabbed one of the women and attempted to pull her from the hot tub. A second woman attempted to intervene, but the man punched the woman in the mouth. The man then kicked and knocked down the third woman in the hot tub.

The victims told deputies another man intervened and the woman were able to get away from the area and call 911.

A 22-year-old woman from Riley suffered injuries to her mouth. A 25-year-old woman from Byron Center had injuries from being kicked in the side of her body. A 23-year-old woman from Port Huron had scratches on her body and a torn bathing suit top.

The suspect, a 68-year-old man from Suttons Bay was identified and arrested on three counts of assault and battery. He was placed behind bars in the Leelanau County Jail.

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