Assault reported to police The Vermillion Police Department is investigating a reported assault which occurred at approximately 8 p.m. Saturday. The victim observed a man kneeling by a pick-up truck that was parked between Hy-Vee and Pamida. The man asked the victim for assistance.
When the victim walked over to the truck three additional individuals appeared from behind the truck. When the victim refused to give them money, all four suspects began assaulting him.
The victim defended himself and possibly broke the leg of one of the suspects. All four suspects fled in a GMC Crew Cab. The vehicle is burgundy or red and displayed Nebraska tags. During the
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altercation the rear window of the pick-up may have been broken.
The suspects are white, males, late teens or early 20's. Three suspects had brown hair and one was blond. One suspect was wearing a University of Nebraska Cornhusker's jacket with a red and white sock hat. Another suspect was wearing a blue and green combination jacket. The other two suspects were wearing leather jackets.
The victim received injuries not requiring immediate treatment.
Anyone who may have witnessed or has any information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Vermillion Police Department at 677-7070.