Man arrested for attempted murder in Downtown Redlands

The arrest followed an unprovoked attack Sunday morning, police say

Man arrested for attempted murder in Downtown Redlands
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REDLANDS, Calif. – Redlands Police arrested a 35-year-old man from Colton for attempted murder following a violent assault in Downtown Redlands early Sunday morning.

The incident occurred shortly before 2 a.m. on April 14, when officers responded to reports of an assault on 5th Street north of Citrus Avenue. Officers found the victim lying unresponsive on the sidewalk, bleeding from his head, according to Redlands Police Department.

Eyewitnesses reported that the suspect approached the victim from behind as he talked with a woman and punched him without warning. The victim was knocked unconscious, fell to the sidewalk, and began to seize.

Emergency medical services arrived and transported the victim to a nearby hospital. As of Sunday evening, the victim remains unconscious in critical but stable condition.

The suspect, Andrew P. Millan, was identified by witnesses at the scene and arrested by law enforcement.

Millan faces charges of assault and attempted murder, with bail set at $1 million.

Anyone with information regarding crime or suspicious activity is asked to contact Redlands Police Dispatch at (909) 798-7681 ext. 1.

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