A masked man with a machete reportedly broke into an Isla Vista residence and attacked another man when he returned to his apartment complex on the 700 block of Camino Del Sur at around 4 p.m. on Monday. The victim confronted the suspect and suffered a laceration to his arm and was bleeding from his head when authorities responded, according to a UCSB alert that was sent out to the campus community at approximately 5:30 p.m. Police are still looking for the unidentified suspect — described as wearing all black, a hat with green stripes, and a black mask — who fled the scene in an unknown direction. Further details are not yet available, and the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation.
Masked Man with Machete Attacks Isla Vista Resident
Victim Suffers Wound to Arm and Head