Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date November 8, 2003
Contact Sergeant Brian Baitx
Phone (909) 320-8022
Fax (909) 320-8043


Auto Theft and Attempted Homicide

Riverside, Ca- On Friday, November 7th at about 9:32 PM the Riverside Police Department responded to 911 call reporting an injured female the 3100 block of Canyon Crest. Upon arrival RPD and UCR officers found a victim suffering from severe injuries that indicate she might have been run over by a vehicle. The victim was treated at the scene by Riverside Fire Department personnel and immediately transported via AMR ambulance to Riverside Community Hospital. The victim is currently in grave condition.

Officers at the scene later determined that the victim had just had her vehicle stolen and was on foot in the area looking for it. The victim apparently saw her vehicle being driven out of the apartment complex and attempted to stop it. The victim was run over by the fleeing vehicle, sustaining the severe injuries. The vehicle fled the scene and has not been located.

The victims vehicle is described as a:

1993 Blue Nissan Sentra sedan with California Plate # 4UJV782

Anyone who has information about this vehicle should contact the local law enforcement agency where the vehicle is found,

The investigation into this assault is continuing. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Detective Greg Rowe at (909) 320-8024.