Police: Teen Mob Assaults Man in Alexandria

An 18-year-old man was assaulted by a group of teenage boys in Virginia Wednesday afternoon.

Four or five boys, some of whom were acquaintances of the victim, assaulted him near Fordson Road and Lockheed Boulevard in Alexandria. A 16-year-old boy was caught nearby.

The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was treated at a hospital.

Police said they believe the attack was gang motivated.

The case is under investigation and charges are pending.

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