Man seriously injured in Oroville assault

Oct 20, 2015 12:56 PM by News Staff

An investigation is underway after Oroville police found a man badly beaten and unresponsive near the Municipal Auditorium Sunday afternoon.

Officers were called to the auditorium on Myers Street a little after 2 p.m. where they found the man lying on the ground. The man was taken to Oroville Medical Center and then flown to a local hospital for further treatment.

Witnesses say the victim had been arguing with another man, who witnesses say is around 6 feet tall, in his thirties, and has blonde hair.

Police have yet to locate the man, and are asking anyone with information to call the Oroville Police Department at 530-538-2448.


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