Couple arrested for allegedly assaulting children with sticks
April 26, 2013
Lompoc police arrested a man and his girlfriend for allegedly assaulting three children with a wooden stick last month. [KCOY]
Ramon Garcia Jr., 28, and Veronica Sanchez, 30, were allegedly hitting two boys and one girl with a stick near the Jack in the Box on H Street on March 31.
Officers booked Garcia into Santa Barbara County Jail on three counts of assault with a deadly weapon. He is being held on $100,000 bail. Sanchez, was arrested on one count of assault with a deadly weapon.
The police investigation and the subsequent arrest was based on a report by the three juveniles who said they were struck by a man with a wooden stick, similar to a broom handle.