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* Jaime Salas arrested in Watsonville for allegedly assaulting a man and attempting to steal his car

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Three teens were arrested in Watsonville Saturday morning for allegedly assaulting a man and attempting to steal his car, police said. Police got a report around 1:10 a.m. Saturday of a physical fight near 54 Union Street.Arriving officers located the victim, a 40-year-old Watsonville man, bleeding heavily and suffering from multiple lacerations to his head, police said.

Emergency responders treated the victim at the scene.Police learned that two females and a male had attacked the man and tried to steal his car. A Watsonville police officer searching the area for the suspects located three people who matched the suspects’ descriptions.Officers detained the three individuals, two 16-year-old juveniles and 18-year-old Jaime Salas, who were identified as the attackers a short time later, police said.

Police said the suspects, who are each Watsonville residents, were found to be in possession of a stick with blood on it and the victim’s watch. Officers also determined that one or more of the teens belong to a criminal street gang. Police took Salas to Santa Cruz County Jail and the two juveniles to Juvenile Hall.

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