Teens Attack Neighbor Over Marijuana Plant

HOLIDAY, Fla. (AP) _ Police say five Pasco County teens face multiple charges in an attack on their neighbors over a home-grown marijuana plant.

According to police, three boys and two girls broke into a Holiday home Friday evening and dragged a woman out of the home.

When a man ran out to help her, police say they beat him with a baseball bat and metal pipe.

Pasco Sheriff’s spokesman Doug Tobin says the teens believed the man had stolen their pot plant.

The Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly/VUKGCQ ) reports the man suffered severe damage to his face, including possible fractures.

The teens, ages 15 to 17, are charged with aggravated burglary with a deadly weapon and attempted burglary.

The Times reports police did not find the marijuana plant.

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