Two women have been arrested in connection with an assault on a man who was found wounded on a Butte County roadway Saturday.
Butte County sheriff’s deputies were called about 4 p.m. to the 7300 block of Lower Wyandotte Road near Oroville regarding a man who had stumbled into the roadway with a head wound.
Deputies learned that the man had left a casino with two women and was taken to an abandoned property on Lower Wyandotte Road, where he was assaulted with pepper spray and a baseball bat, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release. The man was taken to a local hospital, then flown to a trauma center for treatment.
Deputies found the location where the assault occurred and learned the possible identities of the two women involved, sheriff’s officials said.
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Detectives located Angela Cross, 35, and Tammy Waldrop, 40, at an address on Bessie Lane in Oroville. Detectives arrested Cross on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon causing great bodily injury and Waldrop on suspicion of being an accessory to the assault, sheriff’s officials said.
Anyone with information can call Detective Chris D’Amato at 530-538-7671.