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Attack and Carjacking in Auburn

A woman is in the hospital, and two people have been arrested after a brutal carjacking in Auburn. Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn says around 9:30 last night (Monday), the woman was attacked in a 7-11 parking lot on Mikkelsen Drive and Auburn Ravine Road–struck with a baseball bat…

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The extent of her injuries is unknown, but she is reportedly in stable condition. The two assailants took off in her car, but were later located…

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19 year-old Juan Zuniga and a 16 year-old boy were arrested. Ruffcorn says vehicle thefts in Auburn are not rare, but carjackings like this one are…

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Zuniga was booked into the Placer County Jail on 100-thousand dollars bail. The 16 year-old was booked into the Placer County Juvenile Hall.

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