Surveillance video captures BP gas station beating in Homestead

Man leaves scene in black Ford or Nissan truck

Author: Ben Kennedy, Reporter, bkennedy@Local10.com
Published On: Aug 02 2012 10:48:38 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 02 2012 04:07:00 PM EDT
HOMESTEAD, Fla. -

Surveillance video captured a beating at a BP gas station in Homestead, and now Miami-Dade police need help identifying the suspect.

WATCH: Full surveillance video

The attack happened at 26790 Southwest 137th Avenue last Thursday evening.

The attacker, shown on the video buying a soda inside the store, punched a 51-year-old man in the face outside the gas station.

The attacker then drove away in a black Ford or Nissan truck.

The victim was knocked unconscious and suffered several facial factures.

Detectives said the attack was unprovoked and possibly a case of mistaken identity.

Anyone with information in the case should call CrimeStoppers at 305-471-TIPS.