Oxnard | Violent Home Invasion Assault

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

On June 12, 2018, at 10:23 AM, the Oxnard Police Department Communications Center received a call of a possible interrupted occupied residential burglary in the 1300 block of Nautical Way, Oxnard. Officers arrived and learned the suspect had entered the victim’s residence while the victim walked to a nearby trash enclosure to discard items from the residence. The victim returned, and observed a male suspect standing in the kitchen. The victim immediately ran into the residence to safeguard the victim’s four-year old son.  The suspect retrieved a knife and threatened the victim to not scream, placing the knife to the victim’s throat. The suspect struck the victim several times about her head and face with an unknown object. The victim and the victim’s son were eventually able to flee to a neighbor’s house and call police. The victim’s son was not injured during the incident. Investigators from the Violent Crimes Unit (VCU) responded to the scene and are continuing to investigate the circumstances of this violent, and unwarranted assault

The Oxnard Police Department partnered with a sketch artist for public view, that depicts the features of the person who committed this violent assault. If you recognize the person in the sketch, please contact Sergeant Brett Smith at the above number or email.

Suspect: Hispanic male, 5”10, medium build, thick black mustache, unshaven, acne scarring on face, and a small 1-2 inch black tattoo on left side of neck

If anyone has further information, they are encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7796.  If you wish to remain anonymous you may call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site http://www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org/contactus.aspx to submit a tip via text or email.


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One Response to Oxnard | Violent Home Invasion Assault

  1. Citizen Reporter June 15, 2018 at 3:40 pm

    If you can’t be safe in your own home, where can you be safe?

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