WALNUT CREEK (CBS SF) — A man was critically injured following what police call an attempted murder at a park in Walnut Creek Monday, and police were looking for a suspect.
Walnut Creek police said dispatchers received a 911 call at 5:36 a.m. from someone reporting a man appeared to be injured at the gazebo in Civic Park.READ MORE: VIDEO: Smash-And-Grab Robbery At Tanforan Mall Jewelry Store
Officers arrived to find a man unconscious with a serious head injury, police said. Medics took the unidentified victim to a hospital where he was listed in critical condition.READ MORE: CA Drought: Big Sur 'Colorado' Fire Could Be Start Of Year-Round Wildfire Season
Investigators determined the victim was with a man earlier in the morning and that person is believed to the suspect in the assault. He was described as a White man in his 40s, about five-foot-one to five-foot-three with thin gray hair, clean-shaven, and missing several teeth.
Police said based on the preliminary investigation it believed the incident was isolated and there was not any active threat to the community.MORE NEWS: Xfinity Comcast Outage In San Francisco - Bay Area
Anyone with information about the incident was asked to call Walnut Creek Police Detective Gerstner at 925-256-3578.