WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO: Police Seek Suspects in YouTube Beating

Posted at 1:05 PM, Jan 27, 2011

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – The videotaped beating of two men in Richmond, VA has been posted on YouTube.

Richmond Police are looking for information about the people responsible for the assault and robbery.

According to Richmond Police, the video was shot in Richmond’s Shockoe Bottom neighborhood around 1:00 a.m. Friday, January 21, 2011.

The video shows two men being attacked by other men in the 1700 block of East Cary Street.

Police say one of the victim’s wallet was taken during the assault.

The victims were treated and released from a local hospital.

Police are asking anyone with information about the attack or the video posted on YouTube to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.