Police are looking for a 53-year-old Walla Walla man wanted in connection with assaulting a man and woman in the 600 block of North 11th Avenue on Sept. 5. 

Carl E. Adams Jr. is being investigated for second- and fourth-degree assault, according to Walla Walla police Sgt. Eric Knudson. Adams was sentenced in 2010 to more than two and a half years in prison for holding his wife at knifepoint and threatening to kill her, according to U-B archives. 

Those with information on Adams can call dispatch at 527-1960 or Officer Ascencion Castillo at 524-4394.

Emily Thornton can be reached at emilythornton@wwub.com or 509-526-8325.

Emily Thornton covers courts and emergency services, as well as other various stories. She has been in the newspaper industry off and on since roughly 1999 and lived primarily on the West Coast, but also Florida and Europe.

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