Suspect identified in Antioch stabbing, pregnant woman and children injured

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The man accused of stabbing a pregnant woman and two children was identified on Monday. According to Antioch police, the suspect is Bartley Hall, 37, from Antioch. 

Hall is facing three felony counts of attempted murder and two felony counts of evading a police officer. 

The Antioch Police Department responded to the incident on the 100 block of Wilbur Avenue at 3:54 p.m. on Saturday. Officers saw a car speeding away from the scene of the crime. 

After crashing in Solano County, Hall was taken into custody. 

There were three victims in the stabbing incident — a 35-year-old pregnant woman, a 14-year-old boy, and an 11-year-old girl. They were all taken to a local hospital, with two listed in critical condition. 

Police did not specify which victims are in critical condition. 

Hall is being held in the Martinez Detention Facility on a $1.6 million bail.


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