Teens detained after series of attacks in San Diego's East Village

Posted at 6:08 AM, Apr 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-24 11:07:20-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Four young teens were detained by police early Tuesday morning in connection with a series of attacks in the East Village.

San Diego police said the teens, who are ages 13-14, were allegedly involved in an attack on a pedestrian who was walking in the 500 block of Harbor Drive just after 2:30 a.m.

A short time later, police said the group threw rocks at a person near the Central Library on Park Boulevard.

According to police, the teens then made their way to the 1400 block of Imperial Avenue and allegedly assaulted a transient who was sleeping.

The homeless person chased the teens to the 1400 block of K Street, where officers spotted them and took them into custody.

The victims in each incident were not seriously injured.

An SDPD lieutenant told 10News the teens face curfew violations and possible assault charges.