APD reports an assault in the parking lot of the apartments at 900 West Marion, a 58 year old Aberdeen man stated that he had been drinking with 4 men in their twenties who he thought were his friends, when he was assaulted.

The man said he had just met them, but could not remember where, adding that when he drove the four to the apartment complex they started beating him. By the time officers arrived just before 4 am, the suspects had fled the scene, the victim was transported by Aberdeen Fire department aid crew to Community Hospital where he was treated for facial injuries.

The Aberdeen Police department said the investigation into the incident is ongoing and that anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the department's tip line at 538-4450