Crime

Most Wanted: Spousal abuse

NAME: Raul Izarraraz Raya Jr.

CHARGE: Spousal abuse

DESCRIPTION: 30 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 185 pounds, black hair, brown eyes

THE CASE: Raya is wanted on suspicion of spousal abuse and assault with a deadly weapon. Raya and the victim have three children. According to detectives, Raya and the victim went out for her birthday and had an argument on the way home. The argument continued at home, where Raya punched the victim's face until she lost consciousness, detectives said. The victim suffered severe head injuries.

NOTES: Police believe Raya is hiding in the Modesto area.

WHOM TO CALL: Police ask anyone with information about Raya's whereabouts to call Crime Stoppers at 521-4636. Tipsters also can e-mail tips through the Crime Stoppers Web site, www.modestopolice.com/CrimeStoppers, or text tips to CRIMES (274637) by typing "Tip704" plus your message. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and are eligible for a cash reward.

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