The Hammond Police Department is investigating a battery that occurred at the intersection of South Cate Street and East Coleman Avenue. On November 3rd, at approximately 1:45am, the victim was walking down the street and confronted by a group of white males in a silver, regular-cab, pickup truck. One of the male subjects struck the victim in the face causing him to fall to the ground. The victim has since been required to undergo surgery due to the injuries sustained from the incident.
Anyone having information about this attack is asked to contact Detective Chase Zaffuto, with Hammond Police at 985-277-5740, or by contacting Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa’s anonymous tip line at 1-800-554-5245. Be part of the solution and you may be eligible for a cash reward.