The Newport Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a group of men who may have jumped a 29 year-old Newport man on October 28th on Simmons Street in the 5th Ward.

The male victim, who was walking with a female friend, was randomly attacked shortly after midnight and sent to Newport Hospital to treat his injuries. The female was not harmed.

If you recognize anyone in the photo, please contact Detective Nicholas St. Lawrence at 401-845-5779 or nstlawrence@cityofnewport.com.

This photo comes from a neighbor’s security camera and it’s not known if they are the actual assailants.

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