By Jimmy Lee, Director of Public Affairs, Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff
Tuesday morning at about 3:26 a.m., Delta Station Deputy Sheriffs responded to a report of a female screaming for help on the 3500 block of Wells Road in unincorporated Oakley.
One person reported seeing a naked man holding an infant. The man was struggling with a female for control of the infant. Additional callers reported the female had passed the infant over to them and they had secured the infant in a nearby condominium.
The female continued to struggle with the male, who was attempting to throw her off of the balcony. Four neighbors arrived and were able to control the male after a struggle. The female fled to safety.
Deputies arrived on scene seeing a person on the ground who was being held down by others. After securing the person in handcuffs, Deputies found that he was unresponsive. Deputies unhandcuffed the subject and began CPR. AMR arrived on scene and performed life-saving measures for approximately 10 minutes. The subject was transported to a local hospital. The infant was also transported to the hospital as a precaution.
The investigation is ongoing. The subject is not being identified at this time. Additional details are pending.
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