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Attempted Murder: Man, 65, Stabs 16-Year-Old Girl in Pleasant Hill

Police took Robert J. Fromm into custody after 16-year-old girl arrived with stab wounds at an area hospital.

A Pleasant Hill man is being booked for attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed a 16-year-old girl. Pleasant Hill police arrested Robert J. Fromm, 65, Wednesday morning after responding to a call from an area hospital, where the victim had arrived suffering from stab wounds to the chest and hands, according to police.

Police have not commented on where and when the stabbing of the girl took place, but say Fromm was taken into custody after police forced entry into a residence on the 1900 block of Patrica Drive in Pleasant Hill around 9 a.m.

Police say they found Fromm suffering from self-inflicted stab wounds and that he was transported to an area hospital before being booked for attempted murder.

At least three non-lethal shotgun shells could be seen in the middle of Patricia Drive Wednesday around 11 a.m. Wednesday. Police did not confirm the use of non-lethal weapons during Fromm's arrest.

Lisa, who declined to provide her last name, is a neighbor who lives near the home and crime scene in Pleasant Hill. "I heard police drive up, then say 'Robert, come out with your hands in the air,'" she said. "... then I heard three shots."

A Pleasant Hill crime scene investigator was on scene at 11:30 a.m. and police, who set up yellow tape around the entire house. 

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