February 22, 2024
A San Diego Sheriff’s cruiser. Photograph by Chris Stone

A 15-year-old boy was in custody Monday on suspicion of assaulting a motorist and stealing her automotive over the weekend in Vista, authorities reported.

Shortly earlier than 10:30 p.m. Sunday, a 911 caller reported {that a} lady had simply been stabbed within the chest and pulled out of the motive force’s seat of a car on the intersection of Civic Middle Drive and Phillips Road, simply north of state Route 78, in accordance with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Division.

Paramedics took the sufferer to Palomar Medical Middle for therapy of non-life-threatening accidents, Lt. Darrell McNeal stated.

Deputies looking for the stolen automotive quickly noticed it touring alongside East Vista Means and tried to drag it over. Refusing to yield, the suspect led a short pursuit that ended when he misplaced management of the car on eastbound SR-76, sending it crashing right into a median, McNeal stated.

The suspect then jumped out of the automotive and made a failed try to flee on foot.

The boy, whose title was withheld as a result of he’s a minor, was booked into juvenile corridor on suspicion of carjacking, felony evasion of police and tried homicide.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.