BRAWLEY — Police here arrested two men Sunday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and robbery after the men allegedly used brass knuckles to beat another man.
Jesus Tadeo Romero, 26, of El Centro and Mario Urrea, 24, of Calexico were booked into the county jail. Both had bail set at $20,000.
The victim, Francisco Sanchez, 27, of Brawley, suffered lacerations and contusions to his head, face and neck. He was taken to Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley. Information on his condition was unavailable.
The incident occurred about 5 p.m.
According to Brawley police, the victim was walking in the 300 block of North Imperial Avenue near Barbara Worth Junior High School when a vehicle approached.