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Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 :: 10:03 a.m. PST


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Details: On Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at 7:27 PM, Corcoran Police Officers responded to the Avalon Apartments located at 2502 Hanna Avenue for a report of an assault. On arrival officers contacted the victim who reported he was assaulted by an upstairs neighbor. The suspect was identified as Luis Contreras. The victim indicated Contreras knocked on his door and when the victim answered the door he saw Contreras holding a golf club in his hand. Shortly after opening the door, Contreras struck the victim in the back of the head with the golf club. As a result of being assaulted, the victim suffered a three inch laceration to the back of his head. The victim was transported to a local hospital by American Ambulance for treatment. While contacting neighbors for additional information regarding the incident, Contreras stepped outside of his apartment and was placed under arrest. An 8 inch knife was located concealed on Contreras’ person at the time of the arrest. Officers conducted a search of the suspect’s residence and located the golf club believed to have been used in the assault. Contreras was transported and booked into the Kings County Jail on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a dirk or dagger.

911 Hanna Ave
Corcoran, CA 93212

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