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Suspect in girl's beating sought help earlier

Neighbors confront Byron Syvinski, in dark shirt with back to camera, after he allegedly assaulted 7-year-old Am-Marie Martin June 5, 2011.
Photo by Megan Olson and Kurtis Klawiter
Andrea Dunwoody spoke to reporters about her daughter's condition on June 7, 2011, at Providence Alaska Medical Center. She holds a photo of her daughter, Am-Marie Martin, 7, who police say was beaten by a man on Eide Street in Midtown June 5, 2011.
MARC LESTER / Anchorage Daily News
Byron Syvinski is taken into custody after he allegedly assaulted 7-year-old Am-Marie Martin June 5, 2011.
Photo by Megan Olson and Kurtis Klawiter
Photo of Am-Marie Martin. Police say Am-Marie Martin, 7, was beaten outside her Midtown home by Byron Syvinski, 32, June 5, 2011.
Photo courtesy Andrea Dunwoody
Anchorage Police say 7-year-old Am-Marie Marin was beaten by Byron Syvinski, 32, near these apartment buildings on Eide Street June 5, 2011.
MARC LESTER / Anchorage Daily News
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