HAYWARD, Calif. (KRON) — A man was arrested for aggravated assault, the Hayward Police Department announced Wednesday afternoon in a Facebook post. The suspect, who was not identified by police, allegedly pushed a victim to the ground, which led to them being treated at a nearby hospital.
After the alleged assault, the man tried running away from the scene and climbed on the roof of Cesar Chavez Middle School on Whitman Street. Police said a drone was used to search for the suspect.
The man was eventually found; officers climbed onto the roof and arrested him (photo below) without incident. Hayward police did not disclose the time and location of the incident in the Facebook post.
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The Hayward Fire Department also assisted in the response to the incident.