LJPD Responds to DA Office Report of Blood Trails

Description: The La Junta Police Department is requesting information about an incident that occurred overnight (August 3, 2022) on Santa Fe Avenue.

Published: 08/04/2022
Byline: SecoNews

LJPD Responds to DA Office Report of Blood Trails

Thursday morning the 16th Judicial District Attorney's office reported to the La Junta Police Department that upon arrival to their offices they discovered a large blood trail on the sidewalk. 

LJPD responded to 323 Santa Fe Avenue, According to Chief Todd Quick, the La Junta Police obtained video footage of the incident from a local business owner. 

During review of the security footage it was discovered that an unidentified female caused a self-inflicted wound to her arm, causing the large blood trail.

LJPD Officers searched the area, but were unable to locate the unidentified woman. 

The LJPD reached out to the Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center. There were not any individuals checked in to AVRMC matching the unknown female's description.

According to Chief Quick, there is no threat to the public, but they are concerned about the individual's safety.

If you have information about this incident please don't hesitate to contact the La Junta Police Department by calling (719) 384-2525.

SECO News was contacted by a concerned business owner regarding this incident. We would like to remind the public that reporting to media and social media does not necessarily notify police. Should you have concerns for public safety please contact local law enforcement.

If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call 800-511-5446 locally or statewide 844-493-8255 or text TALK to 38255.

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