Stabbing in Arcata Sends One to Hospital
On 11/09/18 at approximately 2:08 a.m. Arcata Police Department officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 800 Block of J Street in Arcata. Upon their arrival, officers located a 22-year-old male that had been stabbed during an altercation. Officers learned the victim and his friend had been skateboarding with three other men they had just met. For undetermined reasons, a physical fight occurred between the men, resulting in one man being stabbed. The suspect immediately fled the area.
The victim was transported to Mad River Community Hospital where he received treatment for a non-life-threatening stab wound.
The suspect is described as a white male in his twenties wearing dark clothing.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Arcata Police Department at 822-2428.