Assault with a Deadly Weapon / Prohibition Order

July 27, 2017, 6:49 p.m.

Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre
Case: 1707-1532

A suspect swung a crutch at the victim's head but missed. When the victim dodge the crutch, they fell to the ground and injured their leg. The suspect (Benjamin Horton, 27 years, Pleasanton) fled but was later located near the station. The victim positively identified Horton as the suspect. Horton was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility on Assault with a deadly weapon and was issued a prohibition order. Detectives were advised of the case.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Assault/Battery