Law enforcement agencies are seeking a group of suspects wanted for violently fighting in Imperial Beach last month.
The incident happened May 27 around 2 a.m. an 18-year-old man and his two friends were challenged to a fight by a group of people near Imperial Beach Pier after the group spent time socializing and drinking beer. One of the men was violently kicked and punched until he lost consciousness. Suspects also took his cell phone and wallet before leaving the scene.
The victim was found unconscious and was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for his injuries. Officials said he will need to have several surgeries.
The suspect’s identities are still unknown, though they are described as a group of men in their early 20s. Officials are calling this a felony battery incident.
Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspects should call San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Imperial Beach station at 619-498-2400 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 888-580-8477.