Mission Beach Assault with a Deadly Weapon Case

Up to $1,000 Reward Offered  

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Northern Division are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect responsible for striking a male on his head with a skateboard numerous times in the Mission Beach area.  

On May 31, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., an adult male victim was driving his blue 1986 Chevy S-10 pickup truck.  The victim parked his truck in the west parking lot of the south jetty along 2600 Mission Boulevard, in the Mission Beach area of San Diego.  The victim was delivering wood pallets and dropped them off at a fire pit along the rock jetty wall on the south side of the parking lot.  The victim parked next to a smaller silver colored SUV (possibly a 2005-2010 Honda CRV or Toyota Rav4).  An adult male who was sitting inside the SUV, got out of it and began speaking to the victim for approximately 30 minutes.

For unknown reasons, the suspect struck the victim on his head multiple times with a skateboard. The suspect got back into the SUV and fled the scene in an unknown direction.  The victim was rendered unconscious and was transported to a local hospital for severe head trauma including a brain bleed. 

Suspect Description: 

The suspect is described as a White male, mid 30’s, approximately 5’10” tall, weighs approximately 190 lbs, blonde hair, and was wearing a grey tank top and blue jeans.  There was an adult female with blonde hair inside the SUV along with three boys and a girl (all ages 4 to 9-years-old).  There was also a Chihuahua inside the SUV.  The SUV was silver in color and was possibly a 2005-2010 Honda CRV or Toyota Rav4. 

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect or suspect’s vehicle is asked to call SDPD’s Northern Division at (858) 552-1726 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.   

  • Media inquiries about this case or Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or msherring@pd.sandiego.gov .