Police searching for two suspects after attack on Devine street

Two men suspected of attacking a man on Devine Street earlier this month


The police are looking for two men, suspected of being involved in an attack that occured earlier this month in Columbia.

Just after 2:20am, the two suspects were in a heated argument on the 2100 block of Devine Street, when another man tried to calm the them down. It was then that the taller suspect began to beat the man, punching him several times in his head and body.

The two men are described as black males, one is tall male with dread locks and wearing a black toboggan, black â??bubbleâ?? vest over a red and white plaid long-sleeved shirt. The shorter suspect was wearing red pants with a black leather jacket and a baseball cap.

The victim had minor injuries, but didn't seek medical attention at the time.

Chief Santiago encourages anyone with information to call Crimestoppers at 1-888- CRIME-SC.

They can also text to "Crimes" that number is 274637. Begin your message with TIPSC and leave any information you may have.

Or, you can log onto and click the "submit a tip" tab.