Man wanted after hitting woman attempting to purchase drugs in the head with metal pipe Monday night

On Monday, September 5th, 2022, at 11:54 pm, the Turlock Police Department was dispatched to a reported aggravated assault at Emanuel Medical Center, 825 Delbon Ave, Turlock, after a woman had showed up at the hospital and claimed to have been hit in the head with a metal pipe.

Officers arrived at the hospital and made contact with the victim who told them that the incident had occurred at a residence in the 1100 block of Amberwood Ln.

The victim reported that she and her boyfriend had gone to the residence to purchase narcotics and had gotten into an argument with the suspect over drug debt. During the argument, the suspect grabbed a metal pipe and struck the victim in the head with it. The victim’s boyfriend and the suspect then got into a physical altercation and had to be separated by other people at the house.

Officers went to the residence and attempted to locate the suspect, however, were unsuccessful in their efforts. He is now wanted.

The investigation remains on-going. Anyone with information that could assist in the investigation is encouraged to call Officer Marco Diaz at 209-668-1200.

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