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70-year-old Victorville man arrested for attempted murder

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Authorities arrested a 70-year-old man for attempted murder after he attacked a woman with a knife, officials said.

It happened on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, in the 14400 block of Rodeo Drive in Victorville.

At about 3:34 am, deputies responded to a stabbing.

“Upon arrival, deputies learned the victim and suspect had met earlier that day and were inside the suspects apartment together. For unknown reasons, the suspect attacked the victim with a knife. She was able to run from the apartment and seek help,” stated a sheriff’s news release.

Officials said the victim sustained several wounds to her arms and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The suspect, Donald Lee Hibbler, was taken into custody for attempted murder and transported to a local hospital for evaluation. 

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy P. Ortiz at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

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Hugo Valdez has lived in the Victor Valley for over 30 years. His strength is community visionary and leadership. He has a background in marketing and advertising under his belt. To reach Hugo, send an e-mail to Hugo@VVNG.com.

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Hugo Valdez

Hugo Valdez has lived in the Victor Valley for over 30 years. His strength is community visionary and leadership. He has a background in marketing and advertising under his belt. To reach Hugo, send an e-mail to Hugo@VVNG.com.
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