HURRICANE – Police are investigating the assault and robbery of a 29-year-old man early Tuesday morning in the area of 100 W. 100 S. in Hurricane.
The victim told police two male suspects approached him around 1:30 a.m. and beat him, robbing him of cash and other property. The victim told police he recently met a woman at a local store who befriended him and that is who he expected to meet when he was assaulted. The victim also told police he brought some money with him to give the woman because he wanted to help her out.
Following the assault, the victim walked to a nearby gas station where an attendant called Hurricane Police. The victim received multiple injuries to his head and upper body and was later treated at Dixie Regional Medical Center.
Police are following up on leads and evidence collected at the scene. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Hurricane Police Department Tip Line at (435) 635-7911 or by email to: [email protected].