Chico Police are searching for a stabbing suspect. Officers arrived to the area of Broadway between West 4th and West 5th streets before 8 Thursday night where they found a juvenile male reportedly suffering from a stab wound to his abdomen. The victim told officers that he and his friends had been involved in a verbal argument with an unknown man.
The victim was allegedly stabbed after the argument reportedly escalated into a physical fight. The victim was treated at the scene and then released to his parents.
According to a Chico Police press release, the suspect described as an Hispanic male adult in his 30s and is around 5 foot - 5 inches tall. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chico Police Department at 897-4900.