Lancaster man attacked in home

March 28, 2008 5:53:29 PM PDT
A 40-year-old Lancaster man has told police he was asleep when at least half a dozen attackers started punching him and hitting him with a board. The man told police he had gone to a home in Lancaster on Wednesday night and stayed overnight. He said his attackers bound his wrists and ankles with a cord and kicked him repeatedly. Police say the beating lasted anywhere from six to seven hours.

Police say after that, the attackers forced the man to remove his bloody clothing and put it in a plastic bag. They then let him go.

A 16-year-old boy and three men ages 19 to 24 are charged with with aggravated assault, unlawful restraint and criminal conspiracy.