(FOX 11 / CNS) Three people were taken into custody today after a lifeguard was attacked at Venice Beach.
The detained trio was involved in a dispute, possibly over a woman, before the male lifeguard was attacked, according to news media outlets.
The lifeguard was briefly hospitalized for minor head trauma and released, Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. John Marquez said. The incident was reported about 7:15 p.m., LAPD Officer Rosario Herrera said.
One suspect was also hospitalized. His condition was not known, Marquez said.
The cause of the incident was under investigated, Marquez said.