Police are investigating an afternoon attack that injured a man at the Lighthouse Plaza in Atlantic City.

Craig Davison, 56, was struck in the head with a hard object causing a laceration, a female friend told police who responded to the 12:54 p.m. call Sunday, Sgt. Monica McMenamin said.

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Witnesses said Davison was in his 15th-floor apartment with three females and the suspect, when the man suddenly grabbed Davison’s wallet from a table and fled out the door, according to the report. Davison chased him into the stairwell, where he was assaulted.

Police found Davison on a stairwell between the 11th and 12th floors of the building on the 300 block of Atlantic Avenue.

The suspect is described as a black male with a medium complexion last seen wearing a white T-shirt, black basketball shorts and a New York Yankees baseball cap.

Davison was treated at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center's City Campus.

The lead investigator is Detective Ed Riegel. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 609-347-5766 or Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234. Information may also be texted anonymously to tip411 (847411) beginning the text with ACPD.

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