Corrections Officer Beaten With Baseball Bat; 18-Year-Old Son In Custody

ANAHEIM (CBSLA.com) — The 18-year-old son of a female corrections officer who was found beaten with a bat is in custody Wednesday as a suspect, police said.

Officers were called to the Friendly Village Mobile Home Park, 5815 La Palma Ave., at about 8:45 p.m. on the report of an assault call and saw a young man running away as they arrived, Anaheim police Sgt. Daron Wyatt said.

Responding officers found Karen White suffering from blunt force trauma and she was taken to a hospital, where she is currently in critical condition. White, a peace officer, is a 20-year veteran of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Her 18-year-old son, Seth White, later turned himself in and faces attempted murder charges.

(© Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

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