Pomona Police Officers Beat Teen at Fairgrounds Then Tried to Cover up Incident, Federal Prosecutors Say

Federal prosecutors have charged three Pomona police officers in the beating of an unarmed teenager, accusing the men of lying to cover up the assault.

La Grande Wheel in action during the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona on Sept. 4, 2013. (Credit: Joe Klamar / AFP / Getty Images)

La Grande Wheel in action during the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona on Sept. 4, 2013. (Credit: Joe Klamar / AFP / Getty Images)

Officers Chad Jensen, Prince Hutchinson and Michael Neaderbaomer face charges of depriving the 16-year-old boy of his civil rights, falsifying records, obstruction of justice and lying to investigators, according to court records.

The men were in custody and scheduled to be arraigned Thursday afternoon, court records show.

The allegations stem from a night in September 2015, when Christian Aguilar and his family attended the Los Angeles County Fair at the Pomona fairgrounds.

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