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The Stabbing, Kidnapping, Biting, Carjacking, Shotgun Pulling, Cliff Jumping, Patrol Car Stealing & Patrol Car Burning Incident

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According to an LASD newsroom release, "A 30-year old Chatsworth man is in custody in Santa Clarita after stabbing his mother multiple times; carjacking a car from a second woman, assaulting her and kidnapping her 4-year old son, then crashing the carjacked car; stealing a deputy’s car when he rushed to rescue the child; driving off a 100’ embankment and crashing and burning the deputy’s radio car; then trying to pull the shotgun from the burning patrol car; and fighting with and biting deputies who arrested him."

The violencefest began at about 5:50 p.m. on Friday night when suspect Aaron Clay Tanner of Chatsworth stabbed his mother and pushed her out of a car near Mission Hills by the Antelope Valley and 5 freeway interchange.

Tanner exited in Newhall, allegedly crashing into a vehicle in the off-ramp Park and Ride lot. Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station received their first call about a hit and run, however deputies responding to the scene found a woman claiming she was assaulted and her PT Cruiser carjacked with her 4-year old son inside as well as hit and run.