On Jan. 24 at approximately 6:57 a.m.
The victim, a teacher from Santa Monica HS, was at the corner of 4th Street & Pico Blvd when the suspect, Jamil Nasir (DOB 04/14/1978), approached the victim. The suspect, for unknown reasons, struck the victim in the neck area with a wood object/stick causing a visible scratch. Officers located Nasir at 4th St and Bay St and took him into custody without incident. The victim did not require medical treatment. Nassir was booked for assault with a deadly weapon. He remains in custody pending future court proceedings. Bail was set at $30,000.