Boys Attack Homeless Man in Escondido
The man was hit with rocks and spray paint.
A homeless man was attacked in Escondido late Thursday night.
According to our media partner North County Times
, a group of about 10 boys attacked the 65-year-old homeless man in the 1200 block of Ohio Avenue.
The man reported the incident at about midnight Friday, Sgt. Craig Miller said.
The man was hit in the head and face with rocks, then sprayed in the face with spray paint. He suffered cuts, bruises and scrapes and was taken to a local hospital for treatment, Miller said.
The incident is being investigated as an assault with deadly weapon.