DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Police are investigating another alleged beating of a defenseless person in a restaurant parking lot.

According to Dallas Police, a 9-1-1 call came from the Denny’s restaurant at Central Expressway and Henderson Ave early Friday morning reporting an elderly man laying in the parking lot.

When police arrived they found 74-year-old male on the ground with lacerations and bruises on his arms and face.

The man told officers he was walking into the Denny’s restaurant around 2:00 am when he was attacked by unknown assailants.

Dallas Fire Rescue came to check out the man, but he refused to be taken to the hospital.

At a press conference Friday afternoon, Dallas Police would not say that this case is linked to the beating of a 69-year-old man outside Campisi’s Restaurant on Mockingbird last weekend, but are suspicious.

DPD is saying there are not many leads in these offenses and they are asking for help with information.

this is a developing story

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