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Subject: Assault 2nd DegreeDate: 11-03-2017 11:13:27
From: Deputy Chief David CampbellCase or Incident: #171102-009
Summary:

On 11/02/2017, at approximately 7:09 PM, the Juneau Police Department was notified of an assault that took place near the 100 block of South Franklin Street. The victim, a 49 year old male Juneau resident, was transported to the Bartlett Regional Hospital and then ultimately flown to SEATTLE for treatment of facial injuries.

The male victim reported that another male approached him and began punching him in the face. The incident was captured on a private video surveillance system and the suspect was identified as 21 year old Juneau resident River Eugene Parrish.

On 11/03/2017, at approximately 6:27 AM, Parrish was located near the Downtown Transit Center. Parrish was arrested for Assault in the 2nd Degree. Parrish was also under court ordered conditions of release for Assault 3rd Degree dated 10/30/2017. Parrish was additionally charged with Violating Conditions of Release. Parrish was transported to the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and lodged on no bail.

The investigation is continuing.
All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues.    Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.*** END OF STATEMENT ***