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Jeffco searching for man accused in assault at Red Rocks

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By Deborah Swearingen

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man accused of assaulting someone during a Joe Russo’s Almost Dead concert at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre on Aug. 16.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, the suspect punched another male in the face during the band’s set break while the two concert-goers sat on the third row of the venue, close to center stage. The attack, which happened around 9:45 p.m., was reportedly unprovoked and left the victim hospitalized with serious injuries.

The suspect is a white male who was wearing a plaid shirt. He is approximately 6 foot tall and has short dark hair.

Those with information or who may recognize the suspect from surveillance video footage should contact the Sheriff’s Office tip line at 303-271-5612 or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867. Reference case number 18-20060 when calling.

To view the surveillance video, visit https://twitter.com/i/status/1040607755055226882.