Beating Puts Man in Hospital

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THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police report that a 42 year old Thunder Bay man is recovering in Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre following an assault in the city north end on Monday night.  Police were called to the hospital just after 11:30 p.m. by emergency staff regarding a male who had been admitted with a number of injuries.

Police add that “Further investigation revealed that the man had been allegedly assaulted behind the Mac’s store on Red River Road near Junot at approximately 9:30 p.m”.

The victim appears to have been targeted by three other males as he was entering his vehicle.  Robbery does not appear to be the motive.  The victim was able to drive to a friend’s home for assistance following the assault.

Suspect #1:
Native Canadian male, large muscular build, long hair pulled back into a ponytail, with a tear drop tattooed underneath one of his eyes and was wearing a black leather jacket

Suspect #2:
Tall and skinny with acne and pock marks on his face, wearing a grey and black hoodie.

No description was available for the third suspect.

Anyone with information should contact the Criminal Investigation Branch of the Thunder Bay Police Service or Crime Stoppers.