A man told police that several people beat him early Saturday morning outside of a nightclub in Downers Grove, according to a report.
An officer was dispatched at 2:23 a.m. to investigate the incident, which occurred outside the front entrance to Rita's American Roadhouse on the 1200 block of Butterfield Road.
The man said that several individuals punched and kicked him in the face, abdomen and legs. He was talking to a woman when he was attacked, and she might have been the girlfriend of one of the attackers, according to the report.
"(The man) suffered a deep laceration above his left eye (profusely bleeding) and bruises on his face," the report said.
One of the club's security guards said he did not see the actual physical attack, but did see a crowd of people dispersing. Criminal complaints will be pursed against the attackers.
A further investigation into this incident is pending, according to the police report. The copy of the report provided to media was redacted in several areas. The name of the accuser, other people possibly involved and parts of the police report narrative were blocked out.
Patrons of Rita's have to be 21 years of age or older, according to the nightclub's website. The business prohibits weapons, solicitation and disorderly conduct, among other things.
The business typically keeps late-night hours. On the night of the reported beating, the club was scheduled to close at 3 a.m.
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