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SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
Friday September 21st, 2018 :: 01:51 p.m. PDT


Justin Hunt arrested for assault with a deadly weapon after argument leads to him cutting 3 victims with a knife

DATE/TIME: September 20, 2018 / 7:30 pm

INCIDENT: PC 245(a) - Assault with a Deadly Weapon

LOCATION: 7th Street Park

SUSPECT(S): Justin Hunt, 39-year-old resident of Yucaipa

VICTIM(S): confidential

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, at approximately 7:30 pm, Justin Hunt, was involved in an argument with the victim in the parking lot of the 7th Street Park. Hunt began punching the victim, and bystanders stepped in and stopped the assault. Hunt took out a knife and lunged at one of the bystanders, and cut his hand when he blocked the knife to keep from being stabbed. Two bystanders came to his aid, and Hunt cut and stabbed them. All three bystanders were treated at a local hospital for moderate to serious injuries. Upon completion of the investigation, Hunt was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and booked at Central Detention Center in San Bernardino.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has additional information pertinent to the investigation is urged to contact Deputy C. Towne or Sergeant M. Ramirez at the Yucaipa Police station, (909) 8918-2305. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call the We-Tip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME or online at

Refer: Dep. C. Towne / Sgt. M. Ramirez

Station: Yucaipa

Phone No. (909) 918-2305

Case No. 141803076

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
34144 Yucaipa Blvd
Yucaipa, CA 92399

Emergency: 9-1-1

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