Nacogdoches police investigate gas station attack

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Nacogdoches police are investigating the case of a man attacked while getting gas Thursday morning.

According to the report, officers were called to a Nacogdoches hospital at 6:42 p.m. where a man was being treated for injuries he suffered 12 hours earlier.

The man told officers he was filling a gas can at 1000 East Main at 6:30 a.m. when he was approached by three men. He said they assaulted him and went through his pockets, but did not take anything. They then ran from the scene.

The victim could not give a description of the suspects, other than they were black and one was about 5-foot-11.

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