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Assault investigation underway at San Luis Obispo motel

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Posted at 8:27 PM, Sep 06, 2021

UPDATE (Sept. 7, 2021) - The San Luis Obispo Police Department is investigating an assault that occurred at the Motel 6 South on Monday.

Police have identified the victim as a 30-year-old resident from Fresno who was staying at the motel in the 1600 block of Calle Joaquin.

The assault was reported just before 3 p.m.

Police say the victim sustained major injuries and was too injured to provide investigators with a description of the suspect.

Police are asking anyone who was near the Motel 6 South between 9 a.m and 3 p.m. on Labor Day and who could potentially help identify the suspect to call Det. Womack at (805)594-8038. Anonymous tips can be made by contacting Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-STOP.
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UPDATE (9 p.m., Sept. 6) - Police say one victim was hospitalized and in critical condition. No suspects were in custody.
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(8:27 p.m., Sept. 6) Police were conducting an assault investigation at a San Luis Obispo motel Monday night.

San Luis Obispo police were on scene at Motel 6 South on the 1600 block of Calle Joaquin at 8:15 p.m.

Limited information was available, but police say an active assault investigation was underway.

They have not released any suspect or victim information.

This story will be updated as information becomes available.