Group knocks out man trying to help assault victim on VCU campus
RICHMOND, Va. — The VCU Police Department is looking for three suspects and two witnesses connected to two assaults that occurred in the early morning hours of Sept. 12, 2015.
Detectives shared pictures hoping for help identifying the male suspects and female witnesses in the photos below.
On Sept. 12, at 3:10 a.m., witnesses reported observing an assault in progress on one man on the 400 block of North Harrison Street.
When a bystander intervened to help the man, he too was physically assaulted by two other males and briefly lost consciousness. No weapons were mentioned or displayed during the assaults.
VCU Police detectives believe that all three men in the photos were involved in the assaults.
The women shown in the photos are not believed to be aggressors in these incidents, but police said they believe these women may have witnessed the assaults and have more information on the suspects and crimes.
Detectives said they believe the suspects left the area in a white SUV.
Anyone with information pertaining to this crime can contact VCU Police detectives during business hours at (804) 828-6409 or can call VCUPD’s non-emergency dispatch line 24/7 at (804) 828-1196.