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Teens charged as adults for beating man

August 26, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Two teenage boys accused of beating a caretaker at a San Bernardino County group home will be charged as adults with attempted murder.The caretaker is on life support.

The 43-year-old man was attacked Saturday night at the Yucaipa facility.

Authorities say 17-year-old Carlos Dubose and 16-year-old gang member Davion Whitmore then drove off in the victim's car.

CHP arrested them after a pursuit.

Authorities say the beating happened when one of the boys became angry that he was not given a pass to leave the home.

When police arrived, they found the victim bound and unconscious in a bedroom closet. He had allegedly been beaten with a steam iron and a wooden dowel.

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