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Teenage girl kidnapped, sexually assaulted near school in Encinitas

September 25, 2010 |  5:24 pm

A 15-year-old girl walking home from school in Encinitas in coastal northern San Diego County was kidnapped by three men and sexually assaulted Friday, the Sheriff's Department said Saturday.

The girl was forced into the backseat of a car near San Dieguito Academy, where she is a student, the department said.

The three men drove for nearly an hour while the girl was sexually assaulted. She was then pushed out of the car near the school, the department said.

The three attackers were described as Hispanic in their early 20s to early 30s.

One was thin, with a shaved head and a 6 or 619 tattoo on the back of his neck; a second had a mustache and goatee and possibly a scar on the right side of his neck; the third had acne, large ears and a goatee, according to information provided by the Sheriff's Department.

The car was described as a white, older model midsize sedan with a squared-off back and tinted rear windows.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Department at (858) 565-5200.

-- Tony Perry in San Diego