Male Assaulted As He Sleeps

Occurred on 2/5/12 02:38 a.m.  Aggravated Assault    929 S Alameda     1202050021

Officers contacted a 24-year-old male who reported he was sleeping when he was awakened by someone hitting him with a metal object.  The victim told Officers he dragged himself outside when the suspect left and yelled for help.

Witnesses called police for assistance, reporting the victim was severely beaten up and needed medical assistance.  The victim was taken to Spohn Memorial by CCFD Emergency Personnel with serious injuries.

The victim was only able to tell Officers he’d been assaulted by a male.  No other suspect description available at this time.

Anyone having any information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or the Corpus Christi Police Department Homicide/Robbery Bureau at 361-886-2841.