EL CENTRO — Around 11:00 a.m., El Centro police officers were dispatched Thursday, October 29, to 1500 Ocotillo regarding a report of a victim being stabbed. Officers arrived on the scene and located the victim. A male victim claimed to have been walking in the area when a suspect, described as a thin, black, male adult, 30-40 years of age, approximately 5’-9” in height, wearing a black New York Yankees hat and a Los Angeles Dodgers jersey, assaulted him during what was detailed as an unprovoked attack.
The victim was initially treated on scene by paramedics and later transported to El Centro Regional Medical Center due to his injuries.
The case remains under investigation and the suspect has yet to be located. Anyone who has information believed to be related to this incident are encouraged to contact the El Centro Police Department Investigations Division (760-337-4525).