Teen attacked while walking to bus stop in Virginia Beach

Posted at 12:12 PM, Nov 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-24 12:12:33-05

Virginia Beach, Va. - A 17-year-old was attacked as he walked to his bus stop in Virginia Beach.

Police say a man approached the teen near Peak Court and asked for money.

The victim and the would-be thief got into a verbal argument that quickly turned violent.

Police say the teen was assaulted and suffered minor injuries.

He was taken to the hospital.

Police are searching for the man.

If you know anything that could help police -- take action -- call the Crime Line at 1-888-lock-u-up.