PRESS RELEASE
City of Woodland Public Safety
1000 Lincoln Ave.
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: 530-661-7800
Fax: 530-662-5377


5/23/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #13-2962
Subject :

TRANSIENT ASSAULTED WITH BASEBALL BAT BEHIND STATE THEATER
VICTIM TRANPORTED TO WOODLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Contact :Steve Sexton, Sergeant, Woodland Police Department    530-661-7800
On 05-22-2013 at approx. 11:05 P.M. Officers of the Woodland Police Department were dispatched to the area of Chase Bank on a report that there were subjects fighting with knives and baseball bats. The victim, 57 year old transient Monty Tesnear, was located at the Woodland Hotel with non-life threatening injuries to his left arm and head. Teasner was transported to Woodland Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Officers learned that the assault happened behind the State Theater where other transients had gathered around an old mattress in the alley. The suspect was described as a transient black male adult approx. 50 years of age with the first name of "Marcus".

This investigation is on going and anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Woodland Police Department at 530-661-7800.


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