Pueblo Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's assistance identifying a suspect in an assault on Thursday morning.
Police responded to an assault in the 200 block of west Northern Avenue at about 2:27 am. Officers learned that a man exited the passenger side of a black Ford pickup in front of the Double Deuce lounge. Witnesses told police that the man crossed Northern and walked westbound over the bridge.
The pickup then followed him according to witnesses. The pickup struck the man near 208 West Northern. The driver then got out of the pickup and assaulted the man with an unknown weapon. The driver of the pickup left the scene heading eastbound on Northern Avenue.
The suspect is described as a tall, muscular black male. The suspect vehicle is described as a dark-colored, single cab, full-sized Ford pickup with a white toolbox.
If you have any information on this crime, you're asked to call Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 719-542-STOP (7867). You may also visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.pueblocrimestoppers.com.