Juvenile arrested for assault with a deadly weapon

WASCO, Calif. - On Friday, April 14, at approximately 4:00 p.m., deputies from the Wasco City Substation responded to the area of 7th and Oak Street in Wasco regarding an assault with a deadly weapon. 

When deputies arrived they found the victim with several lacerations to the back area and a large contusion on the head. The victim was airlifted to Kern Medical Center for treatment. 

During the investigation, deputies identified the suspect being a juvenile. The juvenile had returned to the area, was arrested and booked into Juvenile Hall for assault with a deadly weapon and possession of marijuana.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information is requested to contact the Kern County Sheriff's Office at 861-3110 or Secret Witness at 322-4040. 


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