SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (CBSSF) – A 15-year-old boy was arrested in connection with an attempted strong-arm robbery that sent another teen to the hospital last week in South San Francisco, authorities said.

The 17-year-old victim was walking in the 800 block of West Orange Avenue at 3:45 p.m. Thursday when the suspect tried to take the victim’s property, according to South San Francisco police.

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When the victim didn’t comply, the suspect punched and kicked the victim several times, police said.

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Witnesses gave officers a description of the suspect and an associated car and officers found a vehicle matching the description. One of the people in the car was identified as the suspect in the attempted robbery, according to police.

The 15-year-old was arrested and booked at Hillcrest Juvenile Detention Center.

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