Man Arrested on Suspicion of Beating Mother With Baseball Bat

Aaron Ricks, 27, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

A 27-year-old San Ramon man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder late Monday night, after his mother was beaten by a baseball bat, San Ramon Police said in a press release.

Police responded after hearing a report that an elderly woman was yelling for help and bleeding badly on Durango Lane at around 11:50 p.m.

The suspect, Aaron Ricks, was on the front porch with a baseball bat when officers arrived. After being disarmed, Ricks was arrested and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.

The injured woman received medical attention on scene for what were called "significant" injuries by police. She was transported to John Muir Medical Center.

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