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San Diego Police search for Midway area assault suspect

Posted at 12:59 PM, May 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-09 19:59:40-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - San Diego County Crime Stoppers released photos of a suspect and offered a reward Thursday for tips about an assault in the Midway area.

A man parked his vehicle along the side of the Arby’s at 3777 Midway Drive April 6 about 7 p.m., inadvertently cutting off another driver. The man went inside the restaurant and got into an argument with the driver.

During the fight, the driver punched the victim in the head eight times, police said. The victim fell to the ground and the driver stomped on his head with his feet, according to investigators.

The victim was taken to the hospital and treated for an orbital fracture.

The suspect drove away from the area, police said. He is described as white, about 30 years old, with a muscular build. The sides and back of his head are shaved, according to officers. The man was wearing a long-sleeved black Nike shirt, black shorts, and black tennis shoes with white soles.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.