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California man sought in chainsaw attack on the woman, police say

The pursuit of a suspect allegedly connected with a chainsaw attack in California is underway after a meeting on Wednesday, said the police.

(Whittier Police Department)

The pursuit of a suspect allegedly connected with a chainsaw attack in California is underway after a meeting on Wednesday, said the police.

Authorities located an injured adult female when they arrived on the scene in Whittier after an “attempted murder” arose out of a domestic violence incident,” the Whittier Police Department said on Facebook.

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The woman was discovered to have suffered “traumatic injuries” that police said were thought to have been caused “by a chainsaw.” She was to receive medical care, although the police added that they do not know what the status of her condition.

Alejandro Alvarez, 32, was named as the suspect in the incident and police said that he would “be considered armed and dangerous,” despite the fact that the chainsaw is located.

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The police said Alvarez is a 130 pound Hispanic man who is five-foot-three. The brown-eyed individual with black hair was last seen wearing a brown ‘Hurley’ t-shirt and a dark pair of jeans,” she added.

Alvarez was also thought to be in a “stolen” Mercury Mountaineer SUV with California plates, police said.

The police urged anyone with information to contact the department.

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