Two Mexicali police officers were assaulted while responding to a report of damages to the border fence Tuesday night.

According to media reports, the incident took place in Fraccionamiento Las Hadas neighborhood about 9 p.m.

While patrolling the Bernardo Reyes Ave., the police observed a man who was causing damages to the border fence.

Upon approaching the suspect, two automobiles arrived in and several suspects assaulted the police officers.

The suspects then fled on a Ford F150, a Nissan Versa and a Toyota Tacoma.

Several other police agents arrived in and searched for the suspects.

The police arrested a man who was identified as Jesús Antonio, 28.

The other suspects were able to abscond in a property. The assaulted agents got minor injuries and were transported to a hospital.

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