Cop impersonators allegedly break into home, assault victim

Police are searching for several suspects accused of breaking into a Stockton home disguised as police officers and beating an 18-year-old victim.

Police report the victim was home alone with his 7-year-old brother on Dijon Street just before 6 p.m. on Nov. 21 when three men came to the door, claiming to be police officers with a search warrant.

The victim asked the suspects for identification, and the suspects showed him what appeared to be fake badges, police said.

Police report the victim started to back away from the suspects but was grabbed by one of them and pulled outside.

The suspects then punched the victim several times, but he was able to break free and run for help, police said.

Police describe the suspects three white men in their 20s, one of them having a black beard.

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