SLCPD no longer looking for 5 people involved in bar fight

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UPDATE: Thursday morning officers said the five “persons of interest” have been identified and interviewed.  They also said there was NOT a sexual assault that took place during the fight.

News4Utah is tracking developments in this story and will provide updates when they are available.


SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah)- Police in Salt Lake City are asking the public to keep their eyes out for five different people involved in a bar fight.

It happened at the Jackalope Lounge located at 372 South State Street on Saturday, January 13th.

Police say the fight happened inside the bar toward the back area around 9:30 p.m. 

Friends and family of the victim in this case reached out to News4Utah. They say a man was attacked while trying to defend a woman at the bar. Click here for their side of the story.

“Right now we have no evidence, or witnesses or victims that support that allegation. That theory. All we have right now, is we have a male adult victim that sustained an assault — a physical assault. We don’t have any information or evidence that leads us to believe there is a female at this point in the case,” said Detective Robert Ungricht with Salt Lake City Police.

Police are looking for two women and three men possibly involved.

The first female is seen in the center of the picture with blonde hair wearing a pink jacket and a grey sweatshirt with the word “Love” written in pink lettering. The other female is in the doorway of the picture. She has blonde hair wearing a black shirt and black pants.

The first man is wearing a grey and white baseball cap with sunglasses on cap, and a G.I. Joe grey hooded sweatshirt. The second male has on a black beanie with a grey hooded sweatshirt and a goatee. The third man is bald. He is wearing a grey and black zip-up jacket.

The Police Department asks anyone who may know the identity and/or location of these persons of interest to call (801) 799-3000. Anonymous tips may be sent by text to 274637. Please start your text with TIPSLCPD, which routes it to the police department. Then include any relevant information. Reference: Case # 18-8012.

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