Assault with a deadly weapon

Location: 1300 Block of Avenue 392, Kingsburg

Incident Date: 04-24-2016

Incident Time: 1830 hours

Case Number: 16-05183

City: Kingsburg

Posted by: Dispatch

Suspect :  Augustin, Andres, 38,   Kingsburg resident

On 4/24/16 at approximately 1830 hours, Deputies with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1300 block of Avenue 392 in Kingsburg, regarding a report of a verbal argument in progress. Upon arrival, Deputies contacted the victim who said a suspect later identified as Andres Augustin had thrown a wooden handle from an unknown hand tool at him during an argument.

The victim sustained no injuries during the incident. The suspect was located and taken into custody near his residence without incident. He was subsequently booked at the Adult Pre-Trail Facility. The case is currently under investigation by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office via telephone at 1-800-808-0488 / 559-733-6218 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194 and download the Tip now app for Android or Apple phones. Refer to TCSO case # 16-05183