Man Assaulted On SE Side

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

A frightening confrontation led to an assault and attempted mugging Monday morning.

The victim tells police he was walking down East Platte in Colorado Springs around 1 a.m. when a car pulled up beside him. The people inside asked the victim for money; when the victim refused, three men got out of the car, shoved him against a wall and hit him in the face.

Police say the suspect then checked the victim's pockets, but ended up not taking anything.

The suspect descriptions provided by police are as followed: white man, 5-foot-5, tall with a heavy build, medium-length brown hair, wearing a white tank top and blue jean shorts; black man, 5-foot-6 with a medium build, hair short and cropped, wearing a white tank top and blue jean shorts; black man, 6 feet tall, thin build, short hair styled as an afro, wearing a black sweatshirt and black baggie pants.

The men were driving in a black, later model Chevy Suburban.

Anyone with any information about this incident are asked to contact police, or call Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.


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