A Chico transient is facing assault and vandalism after police say he attacked a man with a rock and through another rock through the window of a house.
Officers got a report at about 10 a.m. Tuesday morning that a man had thrown a rock through the front window of a house near the corner of E. 16th Street and Elm Street.
When police arrived they found a man lying on the sidewalk nearby. He told officers another man had attacked him with a rock without provocation.
A man matching the description of the suspect was found about a block away. Police say that man was a transient from Chico. Augustin Rodriguez, 31, was allegedly intoxicated when he was arrested.
Rodriguez faces charges of assault and vandalism.