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Thank you for your question. You can try going straight to the local prosecutor's office and filing a complaint, and will want to have someone take photos of your injuries that are time and date verifiable. Also, of course, if you have witnesses to the event, that will help. Ultimately though it is up to the State whether or not they think that a crime occurred that they have sufficient reliable proof of the proceed. In other words, it is the State's decision whether to go forward with a criminal case. All you can do is to provide your statement and any type of evidence you have. I can't second guess why the police didn't want to proceed with the investigation. I can only tell you what your alternatives are.
If the prosecutor doesn't take your case, you can always try to get the local newspaper or television station to air your story and try to put pressure on law enforcement to take your case. But again, their choice. Finally, you can hire a personal injury attorney and file suit under tort law for the assault and battery. If the attorney believes that they have a good case (no defenses on the other side), they can take your case on a contingency basis and you would not normally have to pay any fees up front. But, that is up to the attorney.
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