Another possible ’knock out game’ attack in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police are investigating to see if a beating on a light rail train was another so-called “knock out game” attack.

KMOX Radio (http://cbsloc.al/NKQBF1 ) reports that a 19-year-old man was beaten Sunday by four teenagers on a MetroLink train for no apparent reason. Police are reviewing surveillance footage. No arrests have been made.

The attack left the victim with a broken nose and a fractured eye socket

St. Louis has been the site of other knock out game attacks — random attacks on innocent people, often as a result of a dare. In some cases, the attacks are posted on the Internet.

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Information from: KMOX-AM, http://www.kmox.com

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