Atascadero man jailed for assault on a stranger
October 24, 2014
With one punch early Friday morning, a 21-year-old Atascadero man broke another 21-year-old’s jaw and eye socket in downtown San Luis Obispo.
Atascadero resident Joshua Bradshaw was walking with friends near Monterey and Chorro streets around 1 a.m. Friday, when he heard a San Luis Obispo man make a derogatory comment to one of the females in his group. Bradshaw responded by punching the man once in the face with a closed fist, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department.
Police arrested Bradshaw and charged him with felony assault and violation of his probation. He remains in San Luis Obispo County Jail on $100,000 bail.
Responders transported the victim to Sierra Vista Hospital, where he received treatment for his fractured orbital and jaw.