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North County man arrested for attacking his 63-year-old father 

38-year-old Matthew Malloy

38-year-old Matthew Malloy.

–On Monday, the Paso Robles Police Department arrested 38-year-old Matthew Malloy for assault with a deadly weapon.

Officers responded to a 911 call in the 600 block of Moss Ave. in Paso Robles for a reported physical fight between two males. Officers were unable to find any signs of a disturbance and there was no answer at the door.

Within minutes of the original call, offficers were dispatched to a local church where the victim had driven himself to. Officers learned Malloy had attacked his 63 year- old father after he was unable to locate his mother in the residence. Malloy struck and kicked the victim several times before picking up a lamp and striking the victim in the head. The victim sustained multiple injuries to his face and torso before he was able to escape Malloy. EMS arrived on scene and transported the victim to TCH with non-life threatening injuries.

As a result of the investigation, Malloy was placed under arrest and transported to county jail where he was booked on the charge of assault with a deadly weapon.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call the Paso Robles Police Department at (805) 237-6464. Persons wishing to remain anonymous are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers’ 24-hour hotline at 549-STOP or by texting “SLOTIPS” plus your message” to CRIMES (274637).

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