Man reports attack in Elkhart grocery store parking lot

ELKHART, Ind. - The Elkhart Police Department is investigating after a man reported being attacked by an unknown man in the parking lot of a grocery store on Jackson Boulevard.

At 11:43 p.m. on Friday, police were called to the area for a battery report.

The victim who made the call told police he was leaving a grocery store in the 500 block of E. Jackson Blvd. when an unknown man walked up to his vehicle and shut one of the doors on the victim's side, causing pain.

The suspect then hit the victim in the head, reports said.

The victim said he struck the suspect in the face with his handgun before the suspect ran off, according to reports.

The suspect is described as a white male, between 30 to 40 years old, and around six feet tall, police said.

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