Takoma Park police officers are investigating an assault that took place at the Sunoco gas station in the 6900 block of New Hampshire Avenue Saturday at 1 a.m.
When police arrived on the scene, they found the victim, who had been hit over the head with an unknown object. The victim was taken to a hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
According to police, the victim exited a Metro bus by Larch and New Hampshire avenues when he was approached by a man he did not know. The man was wearing a black face mask, black hooded sweatshirt and black pants with colorful shoes. An altercation then occurred, police said.
The suspect fled on foot and has not been located.
Anyone with information should call 301-270-1100.