Men battered while leaving house party

Man hit with bottle

Two men were battered as they left a house party on Lathrop Street the morning of Saturday Oct. 14.

According to Madison police, an 18-year-old victim said he had confronted a group of men, who were laughing at a woman who had fallen down, when he was punched in the face.

A friend of his came to assist him and was struck with a bottle.

The 19-year-old victim fell to the pavement and says he was punched multiple times while on the ground, according to police.

The 19-year-old sustained a head wound and received stitches for a cut beneath an eye.