Sangamon County authorities investigate battery

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SPRINGFIELD - Sangamon County authorities are seeking the public's help in their investigation into a battery that happened in Springfield on August 6.

Police say the incident happened at White Oaks Mall at about 4:40 p.m.  Authorities say a 14-year-old male was battered by three other juveniles near the food court on the second floor.  The victim received minor injuries in this incident, and the suspects were able to leave the area before police arrived.

Police say the victim was able to identify one of the suspects, and that officers are seeking the identities of the other two suspects.  If you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at (217) 788-8427.

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