(Marissa, IL) — Four young men are in police custody after they were accused of beating a man with baseball bats. Marissa Police Chief Tom Prather told KSDK-TV that the attack happened Saturday in the small Illinois town. The victim was taken to St. Louis University Hospital with severe injuries to the head and face. Prather says he believes the victim knows the suspects, who will be charged with aggravated battery and mob action.

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