(CBS) – He was beaten so severely with a bat he went into a coma.

Now, for the first time, that victim is speaking out about what happened and the search for suspect, who is still out there.

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CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

Dennis Tisdale and his wife are retracing the painful steps of his attack. He still bears the scar where a guy hit him with a bat so hard surgeons had to replace part of his skull with a plate.

“This whole spot here was all crushed and  fractured and shattered,” he explains.

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It was March 3. The Tisdales had just left Windsor Tavern. They were walking in the street near Sunnyside and Laramie to avoid icy sidewalks when the mirror of a passing vehicle struck Dennis.

“The guy just hit me, so I turned around and looked at him and they slammed their brakes on about 20 feet ahead, and he jumped out with a bat and started screaming at us,” he says.

Police released a sketch of the man the Tisdales think launched the attack. But in almost two months, there has been no arrest.

Their anguish intensified each day.

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“Please turn them in. There’s no reason for him to do this to someone else. He could really hurt someone or kill someone,” Dennis Tisdale says.