Gang attacking couple outside bar caught on chilling video

Posted at 12:30 PM, Sep 06, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-06 12:30:30-04

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (PIX11) —Police in Missouri released a shocking video of a couple being attacked outside of a Springfield bar in an effort to catch the suspects.

The assault happened on Aug. 22. In the video, the couple is seen walking down an alley when the man is approached from behind and pulled to the ground, getting kicked and punched. The victim’s girlfriend also got caught up in the melee, which lasts for about 30 seconds.

The attackers then run away, chased by two police officers.

Victim Meredith Cole told FOX2now in St. Louis that her boyfriend was DJing at the bar before the altercation.