Police: Man, 67, victim of battery
MARENGO – Police are looking for information in a New Year’s Day incident in which a 67-year-old Marengo man was injured in an attempt to have music turned down.
Police said the man approached a parked vehicle in the 100 block of North Ford Street to ask the passenger to turn down loud music coming from inside the vehicle.
Police are calling the man’s injuries a case of battery, but did not explain what happened.
Police and emergency personnel responed to the man’s house at 7 p.m., and he was taken to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock for treatment of unspecified injuries.
Police said a person of interest has been interviewed, and an investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Marengo police at 815-568-7231 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-762-7867.
– Stephen Di Benedetto