BPD Investigating Incident Outside Storyville Nightclub Involving Philadelphia 76ers Center Jahlil Okafor

 

BPD Investigating Incident Involving Philadelphia 76ers Center Jahlil Okafor: At about 11:00am, on Friday, November 27, 2015, an individual walked into District D-4 (South End) to file a police report stating that he was the victim of an Assault & Battery which took place the evening before outside the Storyville Nightclub located at 90 Exeter Street in Boston. According to the victim, the incident occurred at about 2:00am, on Thursday, November 26, 2015, as people were exiting the nightclub. Victim states that two black males, one believed to be Okafor, approached his group of friends and quickly began talking to a few of his female friends in an effort to obtain their phone numbers. According to the victim, when his female companions refused their advances, a verbal altercation ensued between him and the suspect. During the argument, the male victim states that Okafor attempted to charge him but was momentarily restrained by another individual. Eventually, however, the victim states that Okafor broke free and began pushing and punching him. Victim further states that the suspect struck him with a closed fist and knocked him to the ground. Victim stated he sustained a cut above his eye which later required stitches. Detectives assigned to District D-4 are actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (617) 343-5619. No charges have been filed at this time.