Police: Teen turns himself in after assaulting Uber driver, stabbing boy in Mill Valley

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MILL VALLEY (KRON) — The Mill Valley Police Department responded to a call Saturday evening from an Uber driver who said he had been assaulted by his passenger, according to officials.

The incident occurred near East Blithedale Avenue and Elm Avenue around 6 p.m.

Soon after, police received another report of a possible stabbing victim in the area of Park School.

Police responded to both scenes where they found the two victims.

The Uber driver sustained moderate facial injuries as a result of being punched by the suspect.

He was treated and released at the scene.

Officers found a 15-year-old boy at Park School who reported that he was stabbed and robbed of his cell phone.

The boy was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and later released.

The two descriptions of the suspect were similar.

Based on gathered information, officers developed a possible suspect and tried to contact him through family members.

On Sunday afternoon, the suspect turned himself into the Mill Valley Police Department.

He has been identified as 18-year-old John Santiago Rosales.

He was booked into Marin County Jail for battery with injury, robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.

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