Warren teen with bone disease beaten with a brick: police

- Warren police are investigating after a teenager is hospitalized after being attacked with a brick Monday.

Police say Desiree Jenkins was assaulted by a 22-year-old woman and 18-year-old man as she left her apartment to go to school. The 16-year-old is at Detroit Children's Hospital of Michigan with serious injuries.

Family members say Jenkins has brittle bone disease, and suffered multiple broken bones in the attack.

"She has broken bones in her face," said Pamela Backos, the victim's grandmother. "They are trying to figure out if she has any brain damage. Her eye is very swollen and there is an eye surgeon in there and they are seeing if they are going to have to do surgery.

"She also has brittle bone disease so when they jumped her, her bones are very brittle and they break."

Family members say the victim knows her attackers. Warren police tell us the man and woman are not in custody yet. They were last seen in a burgundy Pontiac Grand Am.

Police say the suspects went to the apartment to confront another man, who is fhe father of the 22-year-old suspect's child. Police say, in the process, the teen was beaten with the brick. 

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 2 for updates.

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