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10 gang members charged with O.C. beating

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

October 3, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Ten people with gang ties have been charged with allegedly beating a pedestrian and stealing his wallet in Costa Mesa.Costa Mesa authorities said the victim was walking with a friend on Sept. 4 when he was confronted by the group. They reportedly jumped the man, kicking and punching him and fracturing and cutting his face. The victim's friend managed to run away.

The group reportedly mentioned being members of a gang right before the attack.

Ten men in their late teens or 20s were arrested at a nearby house. They face a number of charges including assault with a deadly weapon.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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