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Police seek information about assault at the Peppertree on New Year’s Eve

At approximately 2:20 a.m. on Sunday, December 31, Idaho State Police and Idaho Falls Police were called to the Peppertree Lounge located at 888 N. Holmes.

Police said a 20-year-old male victim was found unconscious on the ground with several broken front teeth and a large, deep cut on his forehead that required stitches.

Officials said the man was transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center to determine whether there were more serious injuries.

According to police, few details about the physical altercation are known.

The victim’s friend indicated that a “Hispanic male” allegedly assaulted the victim, and no other information was given and no other witnesses were identified.

Detectives do not have any leads on suspects at this time, and the case is under investigation.

If you witnessed the alleged assault or if you have further information, please call dispatch at (208) 529-1200 or Crime Stoppers at (208) 522-1983.

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