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Redwood City Police Department
Thursday March 19th, 2020 :: 09:31 a.m. PDT


Stabbing Suspect Arrested

Suspect: Sandra Figueroa, 18 years old (In-custody)

On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020, at approximately 10:50 PM, Redwood City Police Officers responded to the 100 block of Bonita Avenue in Redwood City on a report of an assault. Officers arrived on-scene within minutes and contacted the 20 year-old, female victim, who had been stabbed approximately three times in the neck. She was exiting her vehicle following a dispute with a female acquaintance when the assault occurred. The suspect, identified as Sandra Figueroa (18 years old), fled prior to police arrival. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was treated at a local hospital.

Redwood City Police Detectives conducted case follow-up and were able to obtain an arrest warrant for the suspect. The suspect was later contacted by the California Highway Patrol in Imperial County following a minor traffic collision and taken into custody without incident.

Anyone that may have additional information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Redwood City Police Detective Joe O’Gorman at 650-780-7147 or the Redwood City Police Department’s Tip Line at 650-780-7107.

This information is approved for distribution by Investigations Division Commander, Lieutenant Casey Donovan, Redwood City Police Department.

Redwood City Police Department
1301 Maple St
Redwood City, CA 94063

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 650-780-7100

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