San Luis Obispo police have a man in custody after he allegedly beat up his girlfriend last Thursday around 8:18 p.m. at Mill and Chorro streets.
According to SLOPD, officers responded to a call regarding a report of an assault on a female victim. Upon arrival, officers found a female victim with head injuries, allegedly from her boyfriend. The weapon responsible was unknown.
The suspect, Tyler James Kuppenbender, 21, of SLO had fled the scene on foot before police arrived. The female victim was transported to the hospital. She was treated and released.
Police located and arrested Kuppenbender at the 600 block of Foothill Road. He was taken into custody without incident and a temporary restraining order was served on him.
Kuppenbender was booked into county jail. He is charged with inflicting corporal injury on spouse/cohabitant, felony battery with serious bodily injury, felony assault with a deadly weapon other than firearm or great bodily injury and committing a felony while on bail or recognizance. His bail was $70,000.