Police: Good Samaritan assaulted by men at Greenville gas station


The Greenville Police Department is working to identify several suspects after an assault on Saturday.

According to officers, a woman at the QT gas station on Woodruff Road tried to call police to report a man who was hitting a female friend. When the suspect then attempted to assault the woman calling police, a good Samaritan tried to step in to stop him, police said.

Investigators said the victim, a 67-year-old man, was assaulted by the suspect and another male at the scene.

According to the incident report, the suspects struck and kicked the victim until he could not get up. Police said there was blood on the floor when they arrived.

They are working to identify the suspects and female witnesses who may have more details.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 23-CRIME.

Copyright 2017 FOX Carolina (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.