St. Pete Police looking for men alleged to have punched USF student

By Miki Shine, Managing Editor
On March 22, 2017

Survailance video of three men suspected to have punched a USF student. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE

The St. Petersburg Police Department is still looking for three men who reportedly punched a USF engineering student, leaving him in critical condition. 

The incident happened around 2 a.m. Saturday outside of Detroit Liquors in St. Pete. One of the men allegedly punched student Brian Neal, 26, knocking him unconscious and causing him to fall backward and hit his head on the concrete.

He was taken to the hospital with “very serious injuries” as the men took off, according to police.

A surveillance video has circulated on social media of the three men walking casually down the street after the incident.

St. Pete Police said they have received some tips on the identity of the men involved, but are still looking for more information. 

Anyone with information about the incident can contact the St. Pete Police Department at 727-893-7780.

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