Police identify multiple assault suspects captured on viral video

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UPDATE:  The Grand Rapids Police Department has identified multiple suspects who were caught on camera in the viral video of an assault at Rosa Parks Circle. Sgt. Terry Dixon told FOX 17 News Wednesday that detectives are "feverishly working on locating and interviewing the assault suspects," and then making possible arrests.

Dixon said the large amount of tips GRPD received after the video went public have been immensely helpful.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Police released video footage hoping someone would recognize those taking part in an assault caught on camera near Rosa Parks Circle.

It happened around 10:15 p.m. on July 28th near Monroe Avenue and Louis Street.

Police say the video shows several people punching and kicking a man.

"While this is not the most heinous of crimes, the community and the Grand Rapids Police Department will not tolerate this behavior in our city," Chief David Rahinsky said in a Monday night release.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (616) 456-3337 or Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.

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7 comments

  • jerry

    more worthless black punks that need a rope around there neck maybe the word will get out that you act like a thug you hang like a thug

    • TheFoundingFathers

      Oh just wait until the world sees how these worthless animals act when all of the body camera footage starts being released to the public. Bet you they will be calling for a camera ban on all police officers………

  • prospectne

    Always a gang of them young black hood rats harassing someone. We had over 100 Friday night breaking glass, loud horns, music full blast, trespessing, loitering in our neighborhood, until 4am.
    They took over 2 blocks from 1am until 4am when finally disperessed by GRPD. 90% on foot. Trash everywhere, glass, cans, bottles all over the street Saturday morning. Cockroaches of civilized society!

  • commonsense

    Too bad they don’t try this crap on me. The police would need another box of chaulk there would be so many knee grows left on the sidewalk. Hopefully next time they get a CCW holder to assault.

  • john

    First the so called victim started. The racist comments are not needed crimes happen all the time by all colors. Btw I’m white.