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SDPD arrests assault and hate crime suspect in Logan Heights

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Posted at 11:16 AM, May 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-22 14:16:37-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV)--San Diego Police arrested 24-year-old Albert Campos in Logan Heights on suspicion of a hate crime against an African-American man April 15.

Police said Campos battered the victim and yelled racial slurs.  The victim sustained a significant injury to his ear that required surgery.

The San Diego Police Central Division's Crime Suppression Team identified Campos as the suspect May 18.  Two days later, officers arrested Campos outside his home on Julian Ave.

Police want anyone with information to contact them at (619) 531-2000 or through the anonymous Crime Stoppers tip line at (888) 580-8477.