FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock, (714) 904-7042/Gail Krause, (714) 647-1840
Yorba Linda Attempted Robbery Suspect in Custody
YORBA LINDA, CA – (November 14, 2013) – This morning Matthew Weingartner, 19, of Yorba Linda was arrested for the attempted robbery of a female jogger. The incident occurred on a horse trail near Valley View Avenue and Bastanchury Road in Yorba Linda.
At approximately 6:15 a.m. this morning, a 39-year-old female was approached by Weingartner who was wearing a hooded sweatshirt, sunglasses and brandished a knife. He grabbed the female victim from behind and pulled her a short distance. The female was able to break away uninjured and she immediately called 911. Continue reading