Police investigate stabbing at Bakersfield’s Yokuts Park

Police investigate stabbing at Bakersfield’s Yokuts Park

A man was stabbed Thursday morning in Bakersfield’s Yokuts Park, and now the Bakersfield Police Department is searching for the suspect.

Police said the stabbing victim suffered non-life threatening injuries to his upper torso, but was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Police said they were called at 10:47 a.m. to the park about a report of a stabbing.

Police said their initial investigation revealed that the two men were involved in an altercation before the suspect stabbed the victim. The suspect fled on foot. The suspect is described as white male, 30-40 years of age, blonde hair, goatee, with tattoos on his arms and neck.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation, or the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department (661) 327-7111.


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