South District police arrested four men on assault charges Thursday morning, after a man was beaten on Perry Street.

Juan Rodriguez was hit in the face, opening a 2-inch cut, and also was knocked down and repeatedly kicked by the assailants about 6:40 a.m. near the Tyson Foods plant, police said. Rodriguez was treated in Mercy Hospital.

The suspects were identified as Jorge Bracero, 42, of Riley Street; Carlos Velazquez, 22, of Grote Street; Christian Velazquez, 19, of Smith Street; and Louis Flores, no age listed, of Niagara Street.

The victim said an unidentified fifth man also took part in the attack.