Man arrested in assault at Capri Motel

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A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with an assault on a female victim at a Redwood City motel early Sunday.

Scott Thompson, 36, is in custody in connection with the assault that was reported at the Capri Motel at 2380 El Camino Real, police said.

Redwood City police responded to the motel about 4:30 a.m. after someone called 911 saying a female victim in room 220 was “hurt really bad,” police said.

Responding officers said the victim was bleeding profusely from the head. She told officers she’d been assaulted by Thompson and that he fled the scene. She was transported to Stanford Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Officers found Thompson walking northbound on El Camino Real, arrested him and then booked him into County Jail.

Police are asking anyone with additional information regarding this incident to contact the Redwood City Police Department at 650-780-7100 or the Redwood City Police Department’s Tip Line at 650-780-7107.