FAIRFIELD (KRON) — Fairfield police are investigating the assault of a woman that happened at the Solano Town Center mall in Fairfield, according to police spokesman Jeff Osgood.
Osgood said it happened Wednesday morning at around 11:55 a.m. While paramedics were dealing with a medical call at the west end of the mall, they were told that a woman had been assaulted in a nearby parking lot, according to Osgood.
Paramedics then alerted police. The victim was taken to a trauma center for treatment.
Osgood said the female victim, who is 63 years old, suffered life-threatening injuries and is in critical condition. She suffered significant head injuries.
The suspect, who police have identified as 19-year-old William David King, was being sought for a similar crime on Tuesday in Vallejo. Vallejo police arrested King in the 100 block of Fairmont Avenue in Vallejo at around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, police said.
Police recovered items from the Fairfield case, police said.
King is being booked into Solano County Jail for robbery and attempted murder in both cases.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Fairfield police at (707) 428-7600.