Advisory: Suspect Arrested In Beating Of Wheelchair Bound Victim
Victim: Male, Caucasian (63) Santa Ana
Suspect: Vittorio Roland Froncillo (33) Unknown
On 3-10-2019, at 7:02 am, SAPD Dispatch received a 911 call, the reporting party stated he was in the area of the 3700 block of South Bristol Street and was witnessing a suspect beating a victim who was in a wheelchair.
The suspect was described as male, 35, dark hair wearing a gray hoodie and black pants. The caller observed the victim bleeding heavily from the head and the suspect fleeing the scene southbound on foot. Orange County Fire Authority Medics arrived on scene, located the victim, rendered aid, and transported the victim to a local trauma center. The victim suffered severe head injuries and remains in grave condition.
Witnesses contacted SAPD reporting the assault suspect was walking southbound on Bristol Street from the 3700 block South. Responding officers located the suspect and attempted to detain him. The suspect fled on foot and was arrested after a foot pursuit.
The witness positively identified suspect Vittorio Roland Froncillo as the suspect in the assault. Suspect Froncillo was booked into the SAPD Jail for the charge of Attempted Murder.
SAPD Homicide Detectives are investigating this case, anyone who witness this crime or has additional information please contact Corporal M. Lemmon at MLemmon@santa-ana.org or (714) 245-8340.