Pleasanton Jack-in-the-Box worker stabbed, Dublin woman seized

Surveillance video, witnesses lead police to suspect's home

An employee at a Jack-in-the-Box fast food restaurant in Pleasanton was stabbed multiple times early Sunday by a woman customer.

The suspect, identified as Jazmine Vasquez, was arrested Sunday afternoon at a family member's home in Dublin.

Police watch commander Watch Commander Lt. Scott Rohovit reported that Pleasanton police, responding to a panic alarm, rushed to the restaurant at 4295 Valley Ave., near Santa Rita Road, and found the worker with multiple stab wounds. He was taken to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley, where he was treated for his injuries and released.

Prior to employees setting off the panic alarm, Vasquez was last seen fleeing on foot eastbound on Valley Avenue by Jack-in-the-Box workers. She was identified by multiple witnesses who were on scene at the time of the incident.

Police detectives viewed surveillance video showing a woman retrieving an object from her purse and moments later stabbing the victim in the back and neck area. She was last seen on the video leaving the restaurant and walking east.

Detectives then identified the suspect and connected her to the Dublin address, where she was arrested and taken to the Alameda County Jail in Dublin.


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Posted by Pro-Law
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 14, 2014 at 9:19 am

Isn't the Jack in the Box inside closed to the public at that hour? The person wasn't arrested for robbery or domestic violence and they waited 30 minutes to notify law enforcement.... must not have wanted to report it at first. Wonder how well they all know each other?

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Posted by Boris
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 14, 2014 at 10:00 am

If all the participants had been exercising their 2nd Amendment Constitutional right to own a hand gun, then things might have gotten more interesting. But this? Just a couple of scratches and early release from the hospital.

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Posted by EffCee
a resident of Stoneridge
on Apr 14, 2014 at 11:28 am

About half a mile down is ValleyCare. Wonder why they'd take a multiple stab victim all the way to Castro Valley.

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Posted by Stella
a resident of Del Prado
on Apr 14, 2014 at 11:58 am

Eden is a trauma center while Valley care which is further then 1/2 mile away is not. According to PPD fb page this was attempted murder not just a little plastic knife stabbing.

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Posted by Jim
a resident of Canyon Meadows
on May 10, 2014 at 11:58 pm

Mr. and Mrs. America, hand in your knives. Sincerely, Senator Feinstein.

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Posted by Abdul
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 11, 2014 at 2:59 am

Arm yourselves, one and all, because then we too may become what Iraq is today! Don't dally, this offer is set to expire soon. Shoot 'em up, shoot 'em down, shoot 'em all around the town.

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