PETALUMA (BCN) — A man suspected in an attack on a 67-year-old man in Petaluma was arrested.
Jason Etheridge, 52, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and elder abuse, according to the Petaluma Police Department.READ MORE: Oakland City Council Votes To Increase Police Staffing
On Thursday at 8:11 p.m., officers responded to an underpass at U.S. Highway 101 near Lakeville Highway on a report of an assault.READ MORE: Bay Area Remembers 1941 Attack On Pearl Harbor That Changed America Forever
Responding officers located a 67-year-old victim who said he had been hit over the head with a blunt object during a verbal altercation.
Police said the victim identified Etheridge as the person who hit him.MORE NEWS: 'Prolific' San Francisco Retail Theft Suspect Back In Jail After New Arrest
Etheridge was taken into custody without incident.