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Assault Suspects Arrested

Baseball bats, machete believed to be used in attack on 16 year old. 


Deputies arrested two Canyon Country residents on assault charges Tuesday.  The deputies responded to a fight call in the 28000 block of Whites Canyon Road to reports of several males fighting with baseball bats and a knife.  When the deputies arrived they found a victim, MH/16, of Canyon Country had sustained a laceration to his neck during the altercation and the suspects had fled.  The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he is undergoing treatment.  The injury is not believed to be life threatening.  

Deputies continued their investigation which led them to a nearby apartment where two individuals were arrested in connection with the crime.  Deputies also recovered two baseball bats and a machete inside the apartment that are believed to be the weapons used during the incident.  The incident may be gang related.  No one else was injured.   

Wender Mulatillo, MH/18, and a male Hispanic juvenile were booked at the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station on felony charges of Assault with a Deadly Weapon.  Mulatillo is being held in lieu of $30,000 bail and the juvenile was transported to Sylmar Juvenile Hall for housing pending future court proceedings.  The investigation is ongoing and their is no further information at this time.

Assault Suspects Arrested

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