Police need help in finding men who attacked 70-year-old man in 7-Eleven parking lot

Syracuse Police are asking for the publicâ??s help in finding five or six men who attacked a 70-year-old Syracuse man early Saturday morning the parking lot of the 7-Eleven.

Police are scheduled to hold a news conference at 9:00 a.m. Monday about the attack.

Police say 70-year-old James Gifford, who lives in the area, was attacked after he walked out of the 7-Eleven store in the parking lot, located at the intersection of Valley Drive and South Street.

Police say people may have been in the area during the attack. Police even received reports that there may have been someone who gave Gifford CPR until rescue crews responded.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Syracuse Police at (315) 442-5222.