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Friday 11/02/2012 11:07 AM - Attempted Murder

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Attempted Murder
Date and Time of Incident: 11-1-12, Approximately 7:10 PM
Place of Occurrence: 3200 block of Eagle Point Lane, Heritage Ranch
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: Billy Benjamin Hernandez, 40, Atascadero
Details of News Release: On 11-1-12, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a stabbing at a home in the 3200 block of Eagle Point Lane in Heritage Ranch. Witnesses say the suspect, Billy Benjamin Hernandez attacked another man at that residence and stabbed the victim multiple times. The victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated. Hernandez fled the scene in a car which was located early in the morning on 11-2-12 in Paso Robles. Hernandez is still on the loose and may be considered armed and dangerous. Hernandez is described as an Hispanic male, 5-11, 245 pounds. If you have any information on his whereabouts call Sheriff's detectives at 781-4550 or call Crime Stoppers at 549-STOP. A photo of Hernandez will be sent to the media in a separate email.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Friday 11/02/2012 11:18 AM