CHARLOTTETOWN - A man stopped at traffic lights here Monday was attacked by men brandishing brass knuckles, suffering a bite wound in the resulting melee.
Charlottetown Police Services responded to the complaint of assault about 7:37 p.m. at the corner of Prince and Grafton streets.
Police were told by a victim that he was stopped at that intersection when a male approached his vehicle and kicked the side of it and showed a pair of brass knuckles.
“Two other males approached the victim and started to swing at him and the first male bit the victim on the neck area,” said the police report.
The victim was able to defend himself and the three males fled, running North on Prince St.
The suspects were described as Caucasian, in their early to mid 20's, wearing dark pants and black jackets with the hoods up.
The victim did not sustain any life-threatening injuries, said police.
Anyone with information may contact police at 902-629-4172, or on Facebook at PEI Crime Stoppers, or by anonymous text via SMS by sending “TIP162” plus your message to (274637) CRIMES, or on the web athttp://www.peicrimestoppers.com/, or toll-free phone to 1-877-222-8477.