August Rudisell/Lawrence Times

Couple and North Lawrence camp resident still shaken up after alleged assault involving hatchet

More than a week after an alleged aggravated assault incident near the North Lawrence camp for people experiencing homelessness, the people involved are still reeling emotionally. 
A local couple told police a camp resident had approached them carrying a hatchet over his head and made them fear for their lives. The resident said he didn’t intend to hurt or scare anyone.