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SCV Deputies On Lookout For Assault Suspect

By Carol Rock

Deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who assaulted a passenger on a Santa Clarita TransitBernhardt Darko bus Oct. 5.

At approximately 7:45 p.m., while the bus was at the Transit Center in Valencia, a man identified as Bernhardt Darko attacked a man in his 60s, causing multiple injuries to the victim’s head and face.

Darko is a 28-year-old male from Valencia, 5 feet 8 inches in height, weighing between 150-170 pounds, with black hair. He is believed to frequent the areas of Newhall Ranch Road and McBean Parkway. It is unknown where he lives at this time.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Bernhardt Darko is urged to contact the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station at 661-255-1121. Do not approach or attempt to apprehend him.