Family says the woman attacked and carjacked outside of a Grass Valley church is recovering.
Alan Kierkegaard, 50, was arrested on Thursday night after a resident tipped police to the location of the beating victim’s car.
Alan Kierkegaard, 50, a homeless man police say attacked her outside her church on Sunday morning, was reported detained by Grass Valley Police.
Mary Grace Tassone’s family says the 78-year-old is still in the intensive care unit, suffering from brain injuries. She’s unable to speak, so she can’t talk to police about what happened to her on Sunday morning.
Police released a surveillance photo of the suspect, Alan Kierkegaard, who is believed to be a homeless man in his 50s. Several churchgoers told police the man had been hanging around outside the church for about a week.
Authorities have identified a suspect in the brutal attack and carjacking of a woman outside a Grass Valley church over the weekend.
An elderly woman is recovering after being attacked outside of a Grass Valley church Sunday morning.
Khia Harwood, 4, was reported endangered and missing at around 2:20 p.m. on Tuesday. She is described as a Hispanic female, 3 feet tall and 38 pounds with long curly brown hair and brown eyes.
Every time it rains, the two 18,000-gallon storage tanks fill up. But the drought has dwindled their supply to about half. With a dry summer projected, the facility runs the risk of running out.
It’s hard to miss the vibrant blues, yellows and reds in a mural painted on the side of the Golden Empire Market in Grass Valley. But now, part of it is covered by a large white plastic sign.
He was so good in college almost 50 years ago that he was eventually inducted into the hall of fame at Chico State for track and field. Since then, he’s had a long and decorated running career.
Police say the assault happened when Randolph Gorton invited the teen to his apartment to watch his two kids, and they say it wasn’t the teen’s first time babysitting his children.