On February 24, 2013, at 1:20 AM, Richmond Police and VCU Police responded to a reported fight in the 200 block of North Laurel Street. No suspects or victims could be located after a search of the area was completed. At about 3:10 AM, Richmond Police responded to Retreat Hospital after the victim called to report the assault. Richmond Police determined the assault to be aggravated in nature.
The victim was asked for a cigarette by a group of four black males. Two of the suspects punched and kicked the victim when he did not respond. The suspects were last seen heading East on Franklin Street.
Suspects: The victim described two of the suspects as the main aggressors. One of the suspects was a black male wearing a black jacket, black hat, blue jeans, and had a beard. The victim was unable to provide any other descriptors other than the second suspect was a black male. No weapons were used in the assault.