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Black man beaten in apparent hate attack

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OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Police in Oceanside say a security guard was beaten and injured in an apparent hate crime.

Police say the 45-year-old San Diego man, who is black, was in uniform and got lost while walking to an Oceanside job at around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say he was attacked on Division Street by three Hispanic men who shouted racial slurs. They remain at large.

The guard was taken to a hospital for treatment of significant head injuries and is expected to recover.


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