La Crosse police looking for battery suspect

La Crosse police looking for battery suspect

La Crosse police are looking for a suspect involved in a battery incident Sunday morning.

According to a police report, an employee of Rudy’s Drive In was punched in the face while attempting to enter the restaurant early Sunday morning.

The victim told police he arrived at the restaurant around 4 a.m. to clean the facility. As he was unlocking a door, a young man came toward him, said something, then punched him in the face and ran in the direction of Little Caesars Pizza restaurant.

Police retrieved the surveillance video from Rudy’s Drive In and shared it on social media.

The incident report also said that a call was received reporting damage to property near Rudy’s a few minutes before the battery call came in.

Anyone with information related to the young male’s identity or the incidents is asked to call police at 608-789-7240 and reference the incident number 19-45788.

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