Tips Wanted In Case Of Man Sucker Punched, Beaten By Teens [VIDEO]

WWJ News
October 23, 2019 - 1:43 pm

DETROIT (WWJ) - He was sitting at a bus stop when he was sucker punched, knocked out, and kicked while he was down. 

Detroit police are asking for help from the public as they work to identify three young suspects wanted in the assault of a man on the city's east side.

According to investigators, at around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, the 23-year-old victim was sitting on a bench in the 17100 block of E. Warren Ave., waiting for a bus, when a group of teens walked up. 

As seen in surveillance video released by police, one of the teens struck the victim on he side of his head, knocking him to the ground. While he was lying there unconscious, two other teens punched and kicked the victim. (Note: The faces of those not involved in the assault are blurred in the video).

The suspects fled the scene on foot, police said, and the victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

As the investigation continues, anyone who recognizes the suspects or who has any information about this crime is asked to call the Detroit Police Departments 5th Precinct Detective Unit at 313-596-5540. To remain anonymous, tipsters can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP (1-800-773-2587). A reward of up to $1,000 may be available if the tip leads to an arrest.