The Missoula Police Department is currently investigating a case of assault that occurred on Tuesday, January 17th in a casino parking lot in the 1500 block of Dearborn Avenue.

An unidentified male suspect punched the victim in the head causing facial fractures. It is believed that the attack began because the assaulter mistook the identity of the victim.

The suspect is described as an adult male around 18 to 20 years of age with facial hair. He was last seen wearing a white baseball cap and a plaid hoodie with white and black  stripes.

Anyone with information about this incident or the suspect is asked to contact Detective Mark Blood (552-6281) of the Missoula police Department, or Missoula Crime Stoppers (721-4444)