Area Briefs

Area Briefs – Week of May 30

Burglary suspect assaults neighbor, attempts to flee  

■ Watchful neighbors on Valentine Ct. in Springfield called the Lane County Sheriff’s Office late Thursday night about three unknown people actively stealing from an adjacent property. The bystanders confronted the suspects and one bystander was tossed to the ground, hitting his head on the pavement and knocked unconscious. Another bystander was attacked in similar fashion, she was put in a headlock and thrown to the ground. The suspect proceeded to rummage through her purse. The suspect, later identified as 28 year old Tanner . . .