Deputies arrested a 55-year-old transient Sunday on suspicion of attempted murder after he allegedly attacked his parents with a knife in Saugus, according to the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Department.
The suspect allegedly used a large kitchen knife with a wooden handle and the weapon was recovered, according to the SCSD. The parents had recently obtained a restraining order against the suspect, but the order had not yet been served at the time of the attack, according to police.
Deputies were called about 11:40 p.m. Saturday to a house in the 28000 block of Oaklar Drive in Saugus after getting reports of person bleeding, the department reported.
Arriving deputies found two victims, a man and a woman in their 70s suffering from stab wounds, the department reported. The suspect was identified as a relative of the two victims. Deputies then began a search of the area.
The suspect allegedly turned up at his parent's house unannounced, according to police.
Gregory Brunson was located about 1 p.m. Sunday, in the hills behind a Bouquet Canyon/Plum Canyon neighborhood. He was arrested and booked on the attempted murder charges.
The victims, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, were transported to a hospital for treatment, the department reported. There's no word yet on what precipitated the attacks.
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In addition to the attempted murder charge, Brunson was charged with burglary, criminal threat and mayhem. Brunson was being held in lieu of $2 million bail.
Anyone with information on these knife attacks was asked to call the Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's station at (661) 255-1121. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.