Suspects sought in assault case

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Galax police are asking for help locating two suspects in an assault case.
According to a police report, on June 3 around 10 p.m., a Galax man was walking south on Main Street close to NAPA Auto Parts.
A white male — described as 6 feet tall and slender, with a mustache and a lip ring — walked up to him and asked if the victim had a lighter. He then pushed the victim.
When the victim started to fight back, a second person hit him from behind. There is no description for the second suspect.
The victim required treatment for his injuries, the report said.
Police ask that anyone who was on Main Street at that time and saw anyone fitting the description should contact the Galax Police Department at 236-8101 or submit an anonymous tip by texting GALAX and the tip to 847411 (tip411).
Anonymous tips also can be submitted via the department’s Facebook page.