13-year-old charged in 2 Seattle attacks

WestlakeSEATTLE — King County prosecutors have charged a 13-year-old boy with robbery in the brutal beating of a man who works as a concierge and a security guard in Westlake Park.

Police say that on July 18 the boy was joined in the attack by several others who punched and beat the man until he lost consciousness. When the victim was on the ground, police say, the 13-year-old kicked him in the head several times and tried to steal his wallet.

The boy is also charged with two counts of fourth-degree assault and one count of first-degree theft for another attack a month later near 3rd Avenue and Pine Street in Seattle.

The boy is locked up in county’s juvenile detention center.

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