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Woman in critical condition after assault in Huntington Beach

A map shows the area of Adams Avenue and Beach Boulevard in Huntington Beach.

December 22, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
Police say a woman in her 60s is in critical condition after she was assaulted in Huntington Beach. A person of interest has been detained.

Police responded to the area of Adams Avenue and Beach Boulevard after receiving a report about the woman around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. The caller said the woman appeared to be badly beaten.

The woman was taken to the hospital and is in stable but critical condition, police said.

A person of interest has been detained for questioning, police said. Detectives said they don't believe there is a continuing threat to the community.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (714) 375-5066.