One man is in custody after an assault reported Thursday in an alleyway off the 2700 block of Patterson Road in Riverbank.
Stanislaus County sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene at 12:42 p.m. after receiving a report of battery. A man was taken to a Modesto hospital for surgery and the suspect was arrested at the scene, according to Lt. Mike Parker.
No details about the circumstances leading up to the alleged assault were available Wednesday, although Parker said both the victim and suspect are residents at Adena Care Home in Riverbank. Parker said the alleyway where the assault happened is not far from the care home.
The names of the suspect and victim were not available Thursday afternoon. Parker said investigators believe a blunt object was used in the attack. The condition of the victim is unknown.
Anyone with information can call Riverbank Police Services at 209-869-7162. Tips are kept confidential and you can remain anonymous.