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10/19/08 Local

A 24-year-old mentally handicapped man was abducted twice and repeatedly beaten and tortured in Lakeville by a group of four men and a 16-year-old girl over the weekend according to the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press.

The Star Tribune goes into much greater detail than the Pioneer Press. The Pioneer Press article states in the bottom of the article the reason for the attack. That the 16-year-old girl told the men the victim, Justin Hamilton, attacked her. It was in the headline of the Star Tribune article.

The Star Tribune also goes into much greater detail about the backgrounds of the suspects. It talks about how two of them were in the military, while the Pioneer Press mentions only the basic facts, not giving much background.

Both articles mention that the victim suffered broken ribs, many bruises, and burns from a cigarette and a heated credit card.