Murrieta police investigate after two teens allegedly attacked returning from protest

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The Murrieta Police Department's station in Murrieta Town Square. Valley News/Will Fritz file photo
A Murrieta father says his teenage daughters were attacked while coming home from a Murrieta-area Black Lives Matter protest last month, and the allegations have sparked an investigation from the Murrieta Police Department. While Murrieta police confirmed they launched an investigation, the Murrieta police chief said on Thursday that the case was submitted to the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office for review, and that no charges have been filed yet. Levi Lujan of Murrieta said his daughters, ages 18 and 13, attended a protest at the intersection of Winchester and Murrieta Hot Springs roads on June 26. The two — whose names Valley News is not publishing at their father’s request — were physically assaulted by a neighbor when they returned to their neighborhood off
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