LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A man told Lufkin police officers that he was pistol-whipped during a attempted home invasion that occurred Thursday night.
According to the Lufkin Police Department's daily activity report, the alleged aggravated assault with a deadly weapon occurred at a home in the 100 block of Broaddus Street at about 8:45 p.m. Thursday.
The man told police that after he heard a knock on his door, he answered it and found three Hispanic men outside, the report stated. One of the men allegedly tried to force his way into the home and pushed the victim out on to the porch.
At that point, the victim and his attacker fell off the porch, and then the other two men jumped in the attack, the report stated. They jumped on and hit the victim, the report stated.
"The victim was hit several times with what he thought was a pistol," the report stated. "He managed to kick away from his attackers and flee to the safety of a nearby tree line."
The victim suffered a gash and a raised bump on his head, the report stated.
"He did not give a motive for the attack and said he did not know the men," the report stated.