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Juvenile beaten and robbed by three men in Richland Hills park. Police investigating

Fort Worth police release 2018 crime stats

In 2018, the number of Crimes Against Persons dipped 5.3 percent compared to 2017, according to the Fort Worth Police Department.
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In 2018, the number of Crimes Against Persons dipped 5.3 percent compared to 2017, according to the Fort Worth Police Department.

Three men beat and robbed a juvenile at a Richland Hills park on Wednesday, according to police.

The juvenile victim flagged down an officer about 10:20 p.m. Wednesday near Rosebud Park in the 2700 block of Rosebud Lane and said three men took his property and assaulted him.

Paramedics arrived a short time later and took the juvenile to a nearby hospital with injuries to his face, head and hands. The robbery victim was treated and then released from the hospital shortly thereafter, police said.

The attackers are described as three Hispanic men who were dressed in all black. They drove away in a maroon sedan and a dark-colored early 2000 model SUV, possibly a Chevrolet Tahoe or Suburban, according to investigators.

Detectives say they believe that this is an isolated incident and there is no threat to public safety. The incident is still under investigation.

Police are asking those with any information about this incident or suspects, please email one of the detectives investigating the case at ewright@richlandhills.com or call 817- 616-3788.

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