Missing Van Located; Assault Still Under Investigation

By: KKTV
By: KKTV
Fountain police have located a van belonging to an assault victim.

Fountain police ask that anyone with information on the assault that took place at the Riverside Mobile Home Park on Wednesday, Aug. 6, call the police department right away.

Fountain police have located a van belonging to an assault victim.

Authorities had been searching for the van since Wednesday morning, when they responded to an assault at the Riverside Mobile Home Park on 700 Crest Drive. The victim was found lying in the doorway of his home, severely injured. One of his neighbors said he was beaten up. No suspect description has been released.

According to police, the victim's van was not at the scene. Officers didn't know if the van was stolen, or if the victim simply parked it elsewhere prior to the attack.

The van was found just before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities haven't released where it was found, but say the vehicle and the assault case remain under investigation. They ask that anyone with information on the assault contact the Fountain Police Department at 382-8555 right away.

At last report, the victim was recovering in the hospital. He was last listed in critical condition.


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