Southeast Bakersfield

Police: Airsoft pistol used in domestic attack

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Police said Tuesday that they arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of aggravated assault, spousal abuse and criminal threats.

Robert Ivan Golthwaite Sr. allegedly attacked a woman Monday morning and threatened her both Monday and Tuesday. Police didn't give a reason for the alleged assault.

Golthwaite Sr. was located in the 1100 block of McNew Court, where he was taken into custody without incident. Officers found an airsoft pistol that they believe he used during the alleged assault.