Four individuals face a series of assault charges in connection with an attack on a man beaten outside Berg Hall on the Mayville State University campus Saturday, Jan. 9.

Norberto A. Zapata, Omar R. Zapata, Oliver J. Barker and Felipe Zapata were charged Tuesday in East Central District Court in Hillsboro.

According to an affidavit of probable cause filed in the case:

A deputy with the Traill County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched Saturday to Berg Hall and spoke with witnesses who reported a man had been beaten with a wooden baseball ball and hit by a vehicle.

The deputy interviewed the victim, who said he had been punched in the face and stabbed in the thigh with a screwdriver before being struck with a vehicle.

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