CALEXICO — A 59-year-old transient was arrested here Sunday after he allegedly through a bottle that struck a 17-year-old boy in the knee, according to Calexico police Sgt. Jim Neujahr.
The transient, Jose Maria Herran Perez, was booked into the county jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. His bail was set at $20,000.
Neujahr said, according to witnesses Perez was near the 100 block of Rockwood Avenue about 5:30 p.m. shouting and trying to hit people. Neujahr said witnesses reported Perez hit five people.
At one point, Perez, who was holding a bottle in a paper bag, reportedly threw the bottle, striking the 17-year-old in the right knee.