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Man Left Unconscious After Violent Attack In Old City

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are searching for several suspects who left a man unconscious after a violent attack that was caught on tape in a popular nightlife district.

The incident happened April 30 at about 2 a.m. in the 100 block of Chestnut Street in the Old City section of Philadelphia.

According to investigators, the incident began when a 27-year-old male left the Mad River Bar located at 126 Chestnut Street.

As the victim entered the E-Z Park lot located at 100 Chestnut Street, surveillance video captured a group of four males punching and kicking the victim.

Todd Quinones reports…

As the attack stopped momentarily, one the suspects is seen walking up to the victim and punching him. The victim fell to the ground and was knocked unconscious as a result of the violent punch. He suffered a broken jaw, a fractured left orbital bone and six stitches to his forehead.

The suspects eventually fled the scene as the victim was assisted by a witness.

It was not immediately known what started the violent altercation.

The first suspect is described as a white male, in his mid 20’s, with dark hair and he was wearing a black t-shirt with light pants. The second suspect is described as a white male, in his 20’s, with dark hair and he was wearing a light-colored shirt and pants. The third suspect is described as a white male, also in his 20’s and he wearing a black t-shirt with white sleeves and a red hat. A description of the fourth suspect was not released by police.

Anyone with information about the attack is urged to call 215-686-3093/94 or 215-686-TIPS (8477).

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  • Alex

    throw the book at these guys. plain and simple. these guy are going to kill the city, so police need to have a no tolerance policy with this sort of thing.

  • Jim Wilmer

    Amazing, a bar incident in old city, the villians are white!!

  • Matt

    The only thing that would have made this better is if the guy being attacked pulled a gun and shot the people attacking him.

    • John

      Most people have firearms, they just never anticipate on conceal carry or go by the preparedness mindset, now it’s the time to start doing that

  • G

    I really like to thank all the trash the come into my neighborhood. Please, can we have even more liquor licenses in Old City.

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