Police Investigate Assault in Elizabeth

Elizabeth authorities are investigating the motive for an assault that occurred in a section of the city Saturday evening.

According to preliminary reports, police found the seriously injured person lying on the ground near the intersection of Vine and Grove streets just before 11:30 p.m.

According to witnesses, at least two suspects were seen beating the victim before running away from the location.

Offcials say the unidentified victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment while officers continued to investigate at the scene.

The motive for the attack is under investigation.