YAKIMA SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Sheriff Press Release
Incident Number: 13C17954
Time: 2354 hrs.
Location: 500 blk S. Oldenway Rd (Toppenish)
Yakima County deputies were sent to the 500 blk of S. Oldenway regarding a naked male being in the caller’s front yard. Updated information told the deputies that the male appeared to be injured.
Upon contact it was discovered that the 42 year old Toppenish male had been assaulted and robbed. The victim was giving a female suspect a ride home from Yakama Legends Casino. When they pulled to a stop on a county road the victim stated he was assaulted by two males. He was robbed off his belongings, including his clothing and vehicle. He suffered knife wounds to the head, neck and chest. The male was transported to Yakima hospital, where he is in satisfactory condition.
The victim’s vehicle was found a few miles away, completely burned.
This incident remains under investigation.
Sgt. Bill Splawn