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Police search for suspect who attacked father in front of young son

Courney Wilson supposed to surrender to police after punching man at Davie business

DAVIE, Fla. – Police are searching for a South Florida man who punched a father in front of his 8-year-old son.

Video of the attack shows the 23-year-old suspect, Courtney Wilson, punching and attacking the 50-year-old father after he had fallen to the ground.

It happened Oct. 13 at Off The Wall Trampoline Fun Center in Davie along State Road 84.

According to the victim, Wilson approached him and accused him of stealing his game card.

The two exchanged words before Wilson attacked the victim.

The father said when he regained consciousness, he didn’t recognize his own son for several minutes.

Surveillance video shows Courtney Wilson (center, white shirt) approach the victim, who was with his 8-year-old son, before attacking the father.

He was rushed to the hospital with cuts and bruises to his jaw.

Police have been in contact with Wilson, who was supposed to turn himself in. Now he’s not answering calls from police, they said.

“You need to turn yourself in," the victim said. I mean, this is not right.”

Police are asking anyone with information about Wilson to contact Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.

“We see this guy. He’s a self-proclaimed thug,” Davie police Lt. Mark Leone said. “He’s obviously very dangerous and, you know, we want to get him arrested. We’ve ID’ed him. However, he’s not returning our calls and he’s not coming in and turning himself in as he promised to do so.”


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