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Security camera footage shows the brutal beating, with a bat, which is located in Los Angeles, back in January.
The Los Angeles police department released new surveillance video Wednesday in an attempt to crack the case of the brutal beating and robbery that took place in January / February.
Authorities say the male victim walked, and with two of the women, through the parking lot of a hotel on Sepulveda Boulevard in Van Nuys in the early morning hours of Jan. 18.
SUSPECT IN LOS ANGELES FOR THE SHOOTING SPREE, WHICH KILLED 3 AND WAS CAPTURED AFTER A MANHUNT
As the group walk through the lot, one of the women motioned with her hand to a man who was in the neighborhood. The man, who was wearing what appeared to be a brownish or orange, with hooded jacket, dark pants, and white tennis shoes, was the victim from behind with a wooden baseball bat, striking him multiple times in the head with it.
The victim fell to the ground, unconscious, but the suspect continued to beat the man, striking him repeatedly in the face with a bat until one of the women who did not take action.
The suspect then ran to a nearby vehicle, except off the bat, then go back to the place where the victim had fallen down and stole the man’s wallet and cell phone out of his pocket. All three suspects then fled the scene, according to police.
The police suspect that the women have to entice the victim to that location.
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“He thought he was going to have sex, but the girls look for him out for a few beers, and that’s the point you see in the video, the woman motioned for the suspect to come in for the attack,” LAPD Detective Peter Barba, told KABC.
The man allegedly met the women through a social-media dating site, according to KNBC.