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Santa Ana Police Department
Thursday February 11th, 2016 :: 05:01 p.m. PST


Suspect Wanted In Beating Of 72-Year-Old Victim Turns Himself In To SAPD Detectives

Arrested: Samuel Elijah Alvarez (18) Santa Ana

Booking Charges: PC 664/187- Attempt Murder
PC 245 - Assault With A Deadly Weapon
No Bail Warrant - Possession Of Brass Knuckles
No Bail Probation Violation Hold

On 2-11-2016, at approximately 2:00PM, suspect Alvarez arrived with his attorney at the Santa Ana Police Department and surrendered himself to detectives.

Summary: On 2-7-2016, at approximately 7:25PM, suspect Samuel Alvarez armed himself with an aluminum baseball bat and assaulted a 72-year-old victim across the face and body. The victim sustained multiple facial fractures and various body injuries. The victim was transported to the hospital where he continues to receive medical attention for his injuries.

Santa Ana Police Department
60 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-834-4211

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