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Victim reportedly bitten by Miranda man

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Wednesday, at approximately 2:15 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call from an assault victim who was at the Miranda Market, Miranda. The victim reported that he was attacked by Jeffrey Marvin Delore, 39 years old from Miranda. The victim told the Sheriff’s Office dispatcher he received injuries to his face and head after being struck in the head by Delore with a wooden object. The victim also reported being bitten at least three times by Delore during the assault, and said Delore was armed with a knife. The victim requested medical assistance and a deputy.

Deputies and medical responded to Miranda Market. When deputies arrived they met with the victim who repeated the story to the deputies. The deputies saw the victim had visible cuts, bruises and bite marks.

Deputies searched the area for Delore, who also had arrest warrants for vandalism, domestic violence and traffic violations.

On Wednesday, at approximately 12:30 p.m. deputies located and arrested Delore without incident in Miranda. He was taken to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where he was booked for assault with a deadly weapon and on his outstanding arrest warrants. He is being held without bail.

Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.