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SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
Thursday August 20th, 2020 :: 12:43 p.m. PDT


Deputies are seeking information to identify the suspects in an unprovoked attack on a 60-year-old man

DATE/TIME: August 17, 2020/ 6:40 p.m.

INCIDENT: Assault with a Deadly Weapon

LOCATION: 73740 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms

SUSPECT(S): #1 Unidentified black, unknown if male or female, passenger in black Nissan Altima,
15-20 years old, wearing white shirt and blue pants
#2: Unidentified driver of black Nissan Altima

VICTIM: Timothy Richardson, 60 year old resident of Twentynine Palms

On August 17, 2020, at approximately 6:40 p.m., the victim was seated outside of the 7-Eleven business located at 73740 Twentynine Palms Highway in the city of Twentynine Palms. A black Nissan Altima stopped near the victim in the parking lot and the front passenger exited the vehicle and walked over to the victim. Unprovoked, the suspect began kicking and stomping on the victim's head. The suspect ran away, entering the into the suspect vehicle, which was last seen driving south toward Twentynine Palms Highway. The initial crime went unreported to law enforcement. Morongo Basin detectives were later alerted to the crime after surveillance video was posted on local social media.

Detectives are currently seeking information on the suspects and registered owner of the vehicle used during the crime. Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Morongo Basin Statoin at (760) 366-4175. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may cotnact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME.

Refer: Deputy R. Stucki

Station: Morongo Basin

Phone No. 760-366-4175

Case No. 202001292

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
63665 Twentynine Palms Highway
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

Emergency: 9-1-1

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