Investigators from the Palm Desert sheriff's station are looking for a group of teenage boys who are accused of attacking a man in his home Wednesday afternoon, while robbing him.
According to Sheriff's Sergeant Tom Brewster, the incident happened around noon in the 19000 Block of Chuckwalla, in the unincorporated area of South Desert Hot Springs.
"The initial investigation showed the 45-year-old victim was home alone when he encountered four suspects in his residence," Brewster said.
The suspects– described as a teenage white or Hispanic males between 15 and 16 years old– physically assaulted the resident, and stole "several items" before running away, according to Brewster.
"The victim was treated by medical personnel at the scene for minor injuries and did not require transport to the hospital," he said.
Brewster said if anyone may have information that can help investigators with this case, to contact the department at 760-836-1600. You can also call Valley Crime Stoppers at 760-341-STOP. Tips can remain anonymous.