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Woman beaten to death with electric scooter

May 14, 2019

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Long Beach police are holding a man after a woman was beaten to death with an electric scooter.

Authorities say the woman was walking on a street at about 12:30 p.m. Monday when a man ran up and attacked her. Police say the man then grabbed an electric rental scooter that was left nearby and bludgeoned the woman before running away.

Police later detained a person of interest for questioning.

There’s no immediate word on a motive for the attack.