Video captures man being beaten, robbed in DC, having cigarette put out on buttocks

Video captured a man being viciously attacked, robbed and having a cigarette put out on his buttocks in the District, according to authorities.

DC police said the man was assaulted in the 1500 block of Good Hope Road, SE at about 6:45 pm on Saturday.

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Surveillance footage captured a suspect striking the man from behind and the victim falling to the ground. A second suspect then robbed the victim and briefly left, but returned.

Detectives said the video shows the suspect pulling the man's pants down and putting out what appeared to be a cigarette on his buttocks and pouring alcohol on him.

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The victim was later taken to the hospital for treatment.

If you have any information that could aid detectives in their investigation, you're urged to call police at (202) 727-9099. Crime Solvers is currently offering a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District.