Abita Springs Mayor Attacked After Being Forced Off Road

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The outgoing mayor of Abita Springs is still trying to figure out why a man ran him off the road into a ditch and then struck him several times in the face while still strapped in the driver's seat.

NOLA.com reports the incident happened December 21st while 71-year-old Greg Lemons was headed home from a party. He was left with a blackened left eye and a bloodied nose.

Lemons was defeated by Dan Curtis in a November 8th bid for re-election.

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