Homeless man accused of trying to drown woman at Santa Monica beach

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – A homeless man accused of trying to drown a woman and rob another at the beach in Santa Monica was arrested Monday, according to police. 

The suspect, whose identity was not immediately released, is facing several felony charges in connection with the multiple assaults that happened in the 1300 block of Ocean Front Walk.

Police said a 17-year-old was taken to the hospital for treatment of serious but not life-threatening injuries, while two others – an elderly woman and a bystander who tried to intervene – were treated at the scene for injuries. 

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Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Watch Commander at 310-458-8427.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.