Sylvester Stallone's half-brother attacked near FSU campus

Published: Oct. 10, 2016 at 1:47 PM EDT
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By: WCTV Eyewitness News

October 10, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Sylvester Stallone's half-brother was attacked near the FSU campus early Saturday morning.

According to the Tallahassee Police Department, Dante Stallone was the victim of an aggravated battery near West Tennessee Street and Stadium Drive around 3 a.m. Saturday.

According to multiple reports, the 19-year-old FSU student is the half-brother of actor Sylvester Stallone.

TPD reports that the victim says the suspects approached him as he was walking home from the Taco Bell on W Tennessee Street. One of the suspects punched him in the face. The victim fled towards the FSU campus and once he escaped the attackers, he realized he was suffering from multiple injuries and needed medical attention. He was taken to the hospital by a friend.

According to the police report, Stallone suffered a broken jaw and two broken teeth.

TPD is looking for two suspects in the case. The first suspect is described as a black male, 5'9" tall with a stocky build, possibly wearing jeans. The second suspect is described as a black male, 6' tall and wearing a green shirt. Both suspects had beards.

The victim says the suspects didn't say anything to him, didn't try to take money from him and he had never seen the suspects before.

TPD is asking businesses with outdoor video cameras in the W Tennessee Street corridor near Stadium Drive to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (850) 891-4200.

TPD is asking anyone with information about this case to call (850) 891-4200 or if they wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS.