Fight in parking lot sends man to hospital

WDTN Photo/Jarod Thrush
WDTN Photo/Jarod Thrush

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A man is recovering after he reported being assaulted in a parking lot.

According to the police report, the victim was assaulted in the 1900 block of East Fifth Street after 12 a.m. Sunday. The victim got into a physical altercation with another man. The suspect fled the scene.

The store clerk told police he saw the scuffle outside and said he thought the victim was intoxicated. He told police he thought the fight occurred after the victim got into an argument with a fellow customer.

Police said the victim’s face was covered in blood and he could barely speak.

The victim was taken to the hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Detectives are reviewing surveillance footage from outside the store.

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