ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) – Police in Elizabeth City are investigating an attack early Sunday after a man said he was assaulted by his nephew.
Investigators said the attack happened around 12:35 a.m. Sunday on Second Street. The victim, a 54-year-old man, told police he was assaulted by his nephew, Jammar Tyler, and another man.
The victim told police his nephew and the other man began hitting him, knocking him to the ground. The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of fractures to his nose and facial bones.
Officers identified the two men as 36-year-old Jamal (Jammar) Derrell Tyler and 24-year-old Porche Antonio Cooper.
Warrants were obtained for both suspects.