A homeless man suffered bumps and bruises after he was attacked in downtown Madison Sunday night, according to Madison police.
The Madison Police Department said a 44-year-old made small talk with a woman on the 500 block of North Frances Street at about 9:15 p.m.
The man told police that an angry man who was thought to be the woman's boyfriend came over to where the 44-year-old was located and punched him, according to the report. The woman and another couple also punched the man.
The 44-year-old told police he thought a woman fired a BB gun at him. Police said no BBs or pellets were found at the scene.
A witness saw the man getting attacked and said the assailants fled as the witness approached.
The report said the man was was not able to provide good descriptions of his attackers.