SIOUX CITY | Sioux City Police are investigating the assault of a 22-year-old male Wednesday night in the 600 block of River Drive.
Lt. Pat McCann with the Sioux City Police Department said police believe the male and another person had been involved in a previous confrontation over a girl earlier in the day. That night, around 10:30 p.m., a group of people saw the male walking, chased him down and assaulted him with poles resembling those found on a chain-link fence, McCann said.
McCann said the victim initially refused treatment but was later taken to Mercy Medical Center -- Sioux City, where his condition is unknown.
No arrests have been made. The assault remains under investigation.