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Riverhead Police are seeking information about an assault that took place Tuesday afternoon at the Fairfield apartment complex on Roanoke Avenue that sent a man to the hospital with a fractured skull and other serious injuries.

Police said a group of unknown males attacked a 19-year-old male in a parking lot at the complex, located at 1333 Roanoke Avenue. One of the attackers used a “baseball-style bat” to strike the victim in the head, torso and legs, “causing a serious injury to the victim’s head and numerous contusions throughout his body,” police said in a press release.

The suspects fled the area in an unknown type of vehicle, police said.

The victim was transported to an area hospital with a fractured skull and other injuries, police said.

The hospital reported the assault victim to police Tuesday at about 4:30 p.m. according to the police press release. Police said last night the victim was being treated for his injuries at an area hospital.

Police described the attackers as “numerous unknown Hispanic male subjects.”

The investigation is ongoing, police said. They ask anyone with information about this incident or the subjects involved are to contact the Riverhead Police Department Detective Division at (631) 727-4500. All calls will be kept confidential, police said.

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