Two teenage girls arrested for Dolores Park scooter attack

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The suspects in the attack near San Francisco‚Äôs Dolores Park have been arrested. The assault occurred on February 12, before 4 p.m., and left one victim possibly losing sight in one of her eyes. 

Officers arrived on the scene and found two adult victims. According to the victims, they were walking along 18th Street, when two females aboard two electric scooters got off and began punching them. 

Both victims were injured and one was taken to the hospital due to fractures from the assault. 

The two female suspects fled the scene in an unknown direction.

SFPD General Work division took over the investigation and eventually, identified the suspects. 

On February 15, one of the investigators discovered that one of the suspects, a 17-year-old girl, was already in custody in Alameda County for a separate incident. 

She was due to be released from custody when investigators promptly responded and transported her to San Francisco Juvenile Justice Center. 

Police said the probable cause was developed to arrest the suspect for felony charges of battery causing serious injury and assault by any means of force likely to produce great bodily injury. 

And on February 25, the second suspect was recognized by Mission Station patrol officers. She was detained without incident. The second suspect is also a 17-year-old female. 

Police describe the investigation as ongoing.


Charlene is a Bay Area journalist who hails from the small community of Fresno. Drawing from her experience writing for her college paper, Charlene continues to advocate for free press and local journalism. She also volunteers in all the beach cleanups she can because she loves the water.