Cops in Atlantic City say a city councilman was assaulted Thursday night.

According to the Atlantic City Police Department, at about 10:45 PM, their officers responded to a parking lot near the intersection of Florida and Atlantic Avenues for the report of an assault.

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Arriving officers found the victim, 4th Ward Councilman MD Hossain Morshed with what were described as non-life threatening injuries.

Morshed was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-City Division for treatment.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Atlantic City Police Department's Criminal Investigations Section at (609) 347-5766. Information can be submitted via text message to tip411 (847411); begin your message with ACPD.

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