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Police: Teenager strikes person with brick

February 27, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say a teenager who struck someone with a brick in Washington, D.C. has been arrested.

Metropolitan police said in a news release that the 15-year-old boy was charged with assault with intent to rob and assault with a dangerous weapon (brick) on Sunday. It’s unclear if he has a lawyer.

News outlets report that the assailant assaulted the victim as he attempted to take the victim’s bike. A second victim approached to intervene, and the suspect struck the victim with a brick.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

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