Man flown to hospital following assault

Published: Nov. 11, 2021 at 8:32 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 12, 2021 at 10:54 AM CST
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A man was airlifted to a Memphis hospital Thursday evening after being badly beaten.

At 7:45 p.m. Nov. 11, Jonesboro police responded to the 2100-block of Cedar Heights Drive regarding an assault.

When they arrived, they found the 29-year-old victim suffering from multiple cuts and bruises to his face.

According to the initial incident report, the man appeared to have “facial and orbital bone fractures” and a possible broken nose.

An ambulance took him to the A-State football field parking lot where Hospital Wing picked him up and flew him to Regional One Health in Memphis.

Before he was flown to Memphis, the victim was able to provide police with information on what had happened.

He described his attacker as a 20- to 25-year-old white man with a goatee. The police report provided no other details about the man’s appearance.

Anyone with information on the assault can call Jonesboro police at 870-935-5657 or Crimestoppers at 935-STOP (7867).

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