UPDATE (April 24 4:21 p.m.):
Baltimore County Police have taken one juvenile into custody in connection with this incident. Further arrests are expected in the future.
The victim in this case remains hospitalized.
Original release (April 23):
Baltimore County Police are investigating an incident in which a man was assaulted in front of his 45th Street home.
At 12:48 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, Baltimore County Police responded to the 500 block of 45th Street 21224 after several calls were received for a disturbance and fight. When officers arrived on the scene, they found an injured adult male victim sitting on some steps.
The victim, 61, was transported to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries. He is expected to survive.
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the victim was in his home when he heard a commotion outside. He then observed two juvenile females fighting on his vehicle surround by a large group of juveniles. He asked the juveniles to move away from his vehicle and tried to break up the fight. The juveniles then began to assault him.
This incident is under investigation by Precinct 12 patrol personnel assisted by the Precinct 12 Investigative Services Team.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
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