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* Wenceslao Castillo-Hernandez arrested for alleged stabbing behind Perry’s Delicatessen at 909 Lincoln Ave. in San Rafael

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A man who was stabbed in the chest during an argument in downtown San Rafael Tuesday night is recovering at Marin General Hospital, a police sergeant said this afternoon.The victim’s injuries are no longer life threatening, Sgt. Jim Correa said. The victim was listed in critical condition after the stabbing, which occurred at 6:15 p.m. behind Perry’s Delicatessen at 909 Lincoln Ave. Police arrested Wenceslao Castillo-Hernandez, 43, of San Rafael on suspicion of stabbing the victim.He was arrested at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday at 310 Bayview St. in San Rafael and booked into the Marin County jail on charges of attempted murder, battery causing serious injury, and a violation of probation. He is being held on $500,000 bail.Castillo-Hernandez also was booked for DUI with four prior DUI offenses, according to the jail booking log. There also is a hold on him by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.Correa said an argument began when Castillo-Hernandez allegedly accused the victim of slashing the tires of his vehicle in the past.Castillo-Hernandez fled in his pickup truck after the stabbing, but an eyewitness provided police with leads that led to his arrest, police said.

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