San Luis Obispo man arrested for assaulting girlfriend
February 14, 2014
San Luis Obispo police arrested a 21-year-old man Wednesday evening after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend by beating her in the head with a deadly weapon, police said.
At 8:18 p.m., police officers responded to a report of a woman being assaulted in the area of Mill and Chorro streets. Officers arrived to find a woman with head injuries allegedly caused by her boyfriend Tyler Kuppenbender. The alleged assailant had fled the scene.
The victim was transported to a local hospital where she was treated and released.
On Thursday, police arrested Kuppenbender and booked him into the San Luis Obispo County Jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, corporal injury upon a cohabitant, and committing a felony while out on bail on a felony charge. His bail is set at $70,000.