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Man airlifted after plaza assault

ARCATA- A man has been airlifted to an out of area hospital and is in serious condition after a fight on the Arcata plaza. Arcata Police have made no arrests and have no suspects at this time.

The suspects and the victim were kicked out of a bar after getting in a verbal altercation inside of Friday morning. Sgt. Ron Sligh of the Arcata Police Department the victim was unresponsive when police and emergency personnel responded on scene The victim was then taken to Mad River Hospital with a head injury and then airlifted to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

Detectives are current looking for one or more unknown suspects and are looking for witnesses to come forward. The department is encouraging anyone with additional information to call detectives at 822-2428.