When you say he assaulted you, what necessarily do you mean? Did you file a police report? If not, why not? Why did he threaten you for trespass?
This sounds like this may be better handled in a civil setting by bringing a civil law suit against him, so you can recover your camera.
Unfortunately, your posting brought about more questions, then answers. Good luck with your current situation.
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You can file a police report for the assault. Even if you were trespassing, he doesn't get to assault you and steal your property. You might also want to consult a civil litigation attorney about the strength of a civil claim in this situation.
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Hopefully you have filed a police report about the assault and theft.If you have not done so, I suggest you file a report.
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