Police share vehicle of interest photo in assault on juvenile investigation

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Huntington Police share a vehicle of interest photo in connection to an assault on a juvenile investigation (Photo Courtesy: Huntington Police Department)

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) – The Huntington Police Department is continuing its investigation into an assault on a juvenile last month and, with new security footage, is asking for the public’s help to identify potential witnesses or suspects in the case.

Around 2:15 a.m. June 13, HPD patrol officers who were at St. Mary’s Medical Center for unrelated reasons were told a 17-year-old male who had allegedly “just been beaten by several male suspects” had been brought to the emergency room by a family member. The assault happened near a parking lot at 10th Street and Veterans Memorial Boulevard by a restaurant.

The HPD says security footage shows a newer, black Dodge Charger with dark rims and they believe the occupants may have been suspects, witnesses or both. They say they also believe “several other people” may have witnessed the attack and are asking for those people to come forward with any information they may have in the case.

Police ask anyone who may have any knowledge of this incident to contact the Huntington Police Department at 304-696-4420 or call HPD’s anonymous tip line at 304-696-4444.

According to the HPD, patrol officers at St. Mary’s Medical Center were told a family member had brought a 17-year-old male to the emergency room amd were told the victim had “just been beaten by several male suspects” near a parking lot at 10th Street and Veterans Memorial Boulevard by a restaurant. June 13, 2021.

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