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Homeless woman brutally attacked in downtown Chula Vista

Police in Chula Vista are appealing for the public's help in finding three young men suspected of savagely beating a 57-year-old homeless woman on a downtown street.

The three attacked the woman on two occasions within minutes before escaping in a gray or silver four-door Mitsubishi Gallant, police said. The attack took place around 2:30 a.m. Thursday in the 200 block of Broadway.

The attackers are described as between 19 to 24 years old.

The woman, found lying unconscious in the street, remains in intensive care at a local hospital with multiple facial fractures, broken teeth and broken ribs. No motive for the attack has been uncovered, police said.

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