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Teens arrested in beating of decorated Marine

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Posted at 5:48 PM, Feb 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-23 17:48:47-05

Two teenagers have been arrested for beating a decorated Marine outside a Washington, D.C. McDonald’s.

A 17-year-old boy was charged with assault, and a 17-year-old girl was charged with robbery, police said.

Christopher Marquez said he was eating at the restaurant when a group of young people surrounded him and began yelling about Black Lives Matter.

Marquez said he ignored them, but he was attacked and beaten when he left. 

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