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Man tells police gang members beat him up on North Broadway

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 12:48 p.m.

A 42-year-old man told Wichita police he was beaten Friday night on North Broadway by three men he said were gang members.

The incident happened about 11 p.m. in the 1400 block of North Broadway, Sgt. John Hoofer said.

The man said he was jumped by three men who beat him up, Hoofer said.

“He described them as gang members,” Hoofer said. “We haven’t confirmed that.”

It’s not known why the man was beaten, Hoofer said. The man was treated at Via Christi Hospital St. Francis.

Reach Rick Plumlee at 316-268-6660 or rplumlee@wichitaeagle.com. Follow him on Twitter: @rickplumlee.

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