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Boy, 14, said to have brutally assaulted elderly woman at Calif. senior home

Raymond Miranda

Raymond Miranda

HEMET, Calif. — Police in the desert community of Hemet are searching for a 14-year-old boy who is accused of nearly beating to death an 87-year-old woman.

KTLA reported that on April 17 the 87-year-old woman was sleeping in her retirement community home when she awoke to find that she was being burglarized.

Raymond Miranda, 14, and another juvenile who was arrested shortly after the incident reportedly attacked the woman, assaulting her and even pouring bleach on her. The woman remains in critical condition in the hospital.

Miranda is wanted on suspicion of attempted murder and torture. Police said he is reportedly homeless on a wanted flier.

The retirement community is gated and it was not clear how the boys got in, he added.

Read more: KTLA


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