Photo: Charles Alvidrez | SLO Police
Originally published 7-22-21
by the City of San Luis Obispo:
“On Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at approximately 5:45 pm, San Luis Obispo Police officers responded to Mission Plaza for two males’ physical fighting.
The investigating officers discovered Charles Alvidrez started a fight with an unidentified male in Mission Plaza. Two residents who were walking through Mission Plaza tried to stop the fight. Alvidrez pulled out a pocketknife and tried to stab one of the residents but was unsuccessful. Alvidrez then turned and punched the resident in the face. The person Alvidrez was originally in the fight with left the area before police officers arrived.
Charles Alvidrez was arrested for PC 245 Assault with a Deadly Weapon and PC 242 Assault and booked in SLO County Jail.
Safety of our community members is our priority. We encourage everyone to call 911 when they see crimes happening.”