MPD on the lookout for casino assailant



The Missoula Police Department is asking for help tracking down a man who allegedly punched another man in the face in a casino parking lot on the 1500 block of Dearborn Ave on Jan. 17 at 1 a.m.

According to law enforcement, the suspect made a comment just before the assault that led the victim to believe that it was a case of mistaken identity. The victim suffered facial fractures as a result of the attack.

The suspect is described as being approximately 19 years old, with facial hair. He wore a white baseball cap, and a plaid white and black hoodie.


Police ask individuals with information about the incident to contact MPD Detective Mark Blood at 552-6281 or Crime Stoppers, 721-4444.

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