Man jumped in alley by two suspects

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Officers are investigating after a Dayton man was jumped in an alley.

Police were called to the 500 block of Blanche Street after 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

When officers arrived, they met with the victim who said he was walking home from his daughter’s house off of Dearborn Avenue when he was jumped in an alley by two men.

Police reported the victim’s face was covered in blood and the left side of his face was swollen.

The victim said a man approached him, asked him if he had any money, and then attacked him. While he was on the ground, a second suspect ran up to him, went through his pockets, took some cash, and then ran.

The other suspect jumped into a white minivan driven by a woman and fled the scene.

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 937-222-7867. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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