Brevard man hospitalized after punch

Melbourne police release video of violent attack


MELBOURNE, Fla. – Police in Melbourne are looking for the man behind an attack that put a Brevard County man in the hospital.

The video is not clear, but Local 6 has learned the man who fell to the ground after being punched is John Touchton, of Rockledge.

Melbourne police released the video in hopes that someone would recognize the men involved in the attack.

Touchton suffered head injuries after his head hit the concrete and his friends tell Local 6 he had to undergo surgery on Wednesday for his injuries.

The attack was the second on New Haven Avenue in the same weekend.

A 30-year-old Palm Bay man was fatally stabbed in another fight.