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Police Chief Says Attack Suspect Will Be Caught

The search continues for the man who attacked an elderly woman at St. Patrick’s Church early Sunday morning, and Grass Valley’s police chief says he doesn’t think that search will last too much longer…

Listen to John Foster 1

John Foster says the key is finding the car that was taken after the attack. Police believe 50 year-old Alan Kierkegaard beat 78 year-old Mary Grace Tassone nearly to death Sunday morning, and left in her 2013 gray Honda Accord. Grass Valley Mayor Jason Fouyer says an attack like this is something that is making everybody think…

Listen to John Foster 2

Tassone is still in critical condition at Sutter Roseville Hospital. Foster says getting information about the suspect, who was seen trying to sleep in Condon Park hours before the attack, is a credit to his officers…

Listen to Jason Fouyer

Foster says they are looking in central and southern California, and also the states of Oregon, Washington, and Nevada for the vehicle, and for Kierkegaard.

1 Comment

July 8, 2015


Its credit to the security camera system installed by st patricks church due to all the past breakins and vandalism issues.
Without the camera system. Gvpd would have no id.

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