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New London police looking for three suspects in assault

By Greg Smith

Publication: theday.com

Published December 16. 2013 4:00PM   Updated December 16. 2013 4:08PM

New London – City police are seeking three suspects in an assault and robbery Sunday on Bank Street.

The incident occurred at 7:11 p.m. Sunday when police responded to 268 Bank St. for the report of a man being assaulted by three  men, according to a statement from Deputy Police Chief Peter Reichard. Officers arrived to find the victim on the ground with facial injuries being treated by city firefighters.

Witnesses said the victim was walking in the area when he was approached by the three men who hit him, knocked him to the ground and began to kick him while he was down, police said.

The three men stole the victim’s backpack and fled towards Blinman Street. The unidentified victim was taken to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact police at 860-447-5269. Anonymous tips can be sent to NLPD by texting NLPDTip and the information to Tip411 (847411) or by visiting the department’s Facebook page.


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