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Two high school teens accused of ‘stomping’ head of Santa Cruz homeless man


SCOTTS VALLEY — Police have arrested two highschool college students in reference to a critical assault on a homeless man in Santa Cruz.

Scotts Valley law enforcement officials detained two college students, minors whose names weren’t launched attributable to their age, shortly earlier than 11 a.m. Monday on the Scotts Valley Excessive College campus, in response to Capt. Scott Garner. The arrests had been in reference to what was described as “an aged male was battered” shortly earlier than 8:30 p.m. Friday on the 1400 block of Ocean Avenue, in response to a Santa Cruz Police Division media log.

The kids — together with a 14-year-old Santa Cruz resident and a 16-year-old Scotts Valley resident — had been booked into Santa Cruz County Juvenile Corridor on suspicion of felony assault by means more likely to trigger nice bodily harm.

Witnesses to the assault described seeing three juveniles attacking a person and “stomping” on his head, in response to a Santa Cruz police launch. Investigators later obtained video displaying the assault sufferer working away from the juveniles on Ocean Avenue earlier than they struck him down after which fled in a car.


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