YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: Englewood police are looking for three assailants who severely beat a 35-year-old Brooklyn man with a baseball bat, taking his cellphone and new Lebron James sneakers — and leaving him with head injuries and a collapsed lung.
“This appears to have been a targeted attack,” Detective Capt. Timothy Torell told CLIFFVIEW PILOT .
“The victim is extremely lucky to be alive,” Torell said. “He took a pretty bad beating.”
Patrons of bar jumped the man around 3:30 this morning on Tallman Place between James and West Streets. One of the his him with a baseball bat, Torell said.
The victim remained in intensive care this afternoon.
Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call Englewood police: (201) 568-2711
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