Man Assaulted In Business Parking Lot

Smithfield Police are investigating a reported assault that left one man hospitalized.

The incident was reported around 2:23am Saturday in the parking lot of Twister’s at 1300 South Brightleaf Boulevard.

Police tell WTSB News a 34 year-old man, Ludman Carreto Francisco, was struck with an unknown object. Francisco sustained a broken facial bones.

At last report, no arrests have been made. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Smithfield Police Tip Line at 919-989-8835.