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Date and Time of Incident: 29 July 2015, at approx. 9:25 pm

Subject: Seeking Information on a Felony Assault
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29 July 2015, at approx. 9:25 pm, someone came to the police department and reported an assault occurring at the intersection of S. Washington Street and Linoberg Street. The reporting party stated two young men were assaulting an older male.

Officers responded to the area and located Thomas Fulton, 57 of Sonora. Fulton was on the sidewalk and had been badly beaten. He was bleeding about the face and head and had substantial facial and head injuries. Fulton was transported to Sonora Regional Medical Center. He was later transferred to a Modesto area hospital because of the severity of his injuries. Fulton is listed in stable condition and is alert.

The area was checked and the attackers were not located. Anyone who may have seen this attack, or has any information about it, is asked to call the Sonora Police Department at 532-8141.

At the time of this release, the reason for the attack is unknown. The investigation into this matter is ongoing.