Police investigate brutal beating caught on video in Perth Amboy

Police in Perth Amboy are investigating a brutal beating captured on video showing a young man stomped in the face by several assailants following a local festival.

News 12 Staff

Aug 16, 2023, 2:25 AM

Updated 337 days ago

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Police in Perth Amboy are investigating after a brutal beating captured on cellphone video Sunday night.
The graphic footage shows a young man attacked by several assailants on Brighton Avenue following the Dominican Festival. Someone is seen violently stomping on the victim's face at one point.
According to authorities, the victim was transported to an area hospital and has since been released.
Police said they are working to identify those responsible for the vicious assault. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Perth Amboy Police Department.
The investigation into the motive behind the caught-on-camera beatdown remains ongoing. No arrests have been made.


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