Update: At about 2:50 p.m. July 6, MHPD posted on Facebook that Palafox has been arrested. More details on his arrest and allegations will follow as they are available.
Police are looking for a man they say tried to kill his girlfriend at a home in east Morgan Hill, according to a post on the MHPD Facebook page.
On July 1 just after midnight, Morgan Hill Police responded to the area of Pine Way on a report of domestic battery, according to police. The victim told officers that her boyfriend, Gage Palafox, assaulted her and tried to drown her in the swimming pool. The woman was able to escape and call 911.
Officers have been unable to locate Palafox since the initial report, the Facebook post reads. He was last seen driving a 2004 Suzuki Verona, with a license plate of 5RLE959, according to police.
Palafox also has an active felony warrant for his arrest in relation to another case, according to police.
Anyone with information about this case can call MHPD at (408) 779-2101.