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Boy, 15, man, 25, suspected in San Diego-area pipe beating

June 25, 2019

LEMON GROVE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old boy and a 25-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of beating a man with a long stick and a metal pipe near San Diego.

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department says deputies responded Monday to a 911 call about a man bleeding in the street in Lemon Grove.

Witnesses say assailants in blue car chased and beat the victim and left him in the roadway. He was hospitalized in unknown condition.

Officials say the two suspects admitted to the assault. They could each face assault charges.

The teen was released to his mother.

Bail for the adult suspect was set at $30,000.

Investigators didn’t identify a motive for the attack.

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