UPDATE: Victim discontinues investigation into alleged assault on the Pleasant St. Bridge in Mon County

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MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (WDTV)--
An investigation into an alleged assault on the Pleasant Street Bridge in Morgantown has been discontinued.

According to a press release, the victim filed a discontinue investigation form Tuesday inside the Morgantown Police Department.

Last month, the victim told police three people attacked him while he was walking alone. Officers said they interviewed the victim in the parking lot of Mon Health Medical Center. Here, he wasn't able to give specific descriptions of the attackers in the alleged crime, but said it was two men and a woman.

The victim posted about the attack on social media, but police say while giving his report he left out some details that he'd written about publicly.

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Police are reminding people to always be accompanied by someone else when walking anywhere late at night. This comes after the victim told police he was attacked and cut by something sharp along his chest, hands and face.

"According to his statement, he was walking on the Pleasant Street Bridge when he was approached from behind by three subjects and attacked," said Eric Powell, Deputy Chief of the Morgantown Police Department.

According to a press release, the officers talked to the victim in the parking lot of the Mon Health Medical Center.

Here, he wasn't able to give specific descriptions of the attackers in the alleged crime, but said it was two men and a woman.

"I think it's a little early to be calling it something that was specifically geared toward anyone in particular. It may have been a random act," said Powell.

The victim posted about the attack on social media, but police say while giving his report he left out some details that he'd written about publicly.

"That very evening we checked the location for any evidence or for anyone who may still be in the area as soon as we knew where it occurred. We'll re-interview that person again," said Powell.

Powell said it's his understanding that the victim was attacked, went home to call police and then a friend drove him to the hospital. Police also say Sheetz may have been the spot where it all started, but it's not confirmed.

"I think it's possibly a place he was prior to being on the bridge, but I don't know exactly any exchanges that took place," said Powell.

Powell says no suspects have been identified yet, but they will be talking with the victim again. He says upon any arrests being made they'd be charged, more than likely, with malicious assault.

"It's our goal to come to a resolution and whoever the attackers are will get the appropriate charges."

Anyone with information is asked to call the Morgantown Police Department Detective Division.