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Petaluma police search for a suspect who stabbed a man thursday night

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Police are searching for a male suspect who stabbed a 20-year-old man with a bowie-style knife late Thursday night in Petaluma. According to police, the victim was walking home from a friend’s house at about 11:50 p.m. when a man who he did not know confronted him near the intersection of Western Avenue and Upham Street. The suspect pulled out a large fixed-blade bowie-style knife and slashed at the victim, police said. The suspect then fled the scene. The injured victim called a friend, who picked him up and drove him to Petaluma Valley Hospital for medical treatment, police said.

Officers responded to the scene of the stabbing, but did not locate the suspect.Police said the victim described the suspect as a white man, between 18 and 20 years of age. He was wearing a black zip-up sweatshirt with the hood up and a sheath containing a large bowie-style knife at the time of the attack. After receiving treatment for superficial injuries, the victim was released from the hospital.

Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you know the name of this suspect or have any information that can help solve this crime

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