February 22, 2024
An MTS trolley. Courtesy of the transit company

Authorities are asking for the general public’s assist Wednesday in figuring out and finding the suspect chargeable for an assault with a lethal weapon on a 20-year-old man whereas he was sitting inside an MTS trolley automotive in early November.

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Division’s Southeastern Division have been in search of the suspect for the reason that afternoon assault Nov. 1, when the sufferer and suspect have been on the eastbound MTS trolley automotive, simply earlier than the 62nd Road and Encanto trolley cease, mentioned SDPD Officer Mark Herring.

“The suspect began to trigger a disturbance and confronted the sufferer for an unknown purpose,” the officer mentioned. “The suspect then punched the sufferer in his face. After the struggle, the sufferer sat down going through away from the suspect. The suspect used a steel water bottle to strike the sufferer two occasions on his face.”

The suspect walked away from the 62nd Road and Encanto trolley platform. The sufferer sustained a fractured orbital, a damaged nostril, swelling and bruising to his face, Herring mentioned.

The suspect was described as a 28- to 32-year-old man, 5 toes 6 inches tall, and weighing 165 kilos. He was sporting a white beanie, white T- shirt, brown pants, and white sneakers. He presumably had three dots tattooed below his left eye and an unknown tattoo on his left forearm.

Anybody with info on the identification or location of the suspect was requested to name SDPD’s Southeastern Division at 619-527-3517 or the Crime Stoppers nameless tip line at 888-580-8477.

— Metropolis Information Service