Elkhart man assaulted by men attempting to steal his car

(Photo supplied/Elkhart Truth)

Police in Elkhart County are asking for your help identifying two suspects who battered and injured a 19-year-old Elkhart man after trying to steal his vehicle.

It happened around midnight, Saturday morning, in the 25-thousand block Lake Dr. in Elkhart, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department.

Investigators say the male suspects approached the victim, who had walked to his vehicle which was parked in his driveway. After demanding the keys, the suspects began hitting the man multiple times, causing injury to his face and head. The suspects then left, but didn’t take the vehicle.

The victim was taken to the hospital.

Anyone with information about the beating is asked to contact the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department at 574-533-4151, texting ecsdtip411 or by visiting their webpage.


    • Do you Rich? Do you know the victim? Do you know this part of town. You might be surprised. Then again maybe i will as well.


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