Suspect arrested in Bakersfield bar stabbing

BPD: Victims suffered minor-to-moderate injuries

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield Police have arrested 44-year-old Bryan Christy in connection with a downtown stabbing that sent at least two people to the hospital.

It happened at 1:46 a.m. Thursday outside the Mint Bar, which is located at 1207 19th Street.

Officers found two victims in front of the bar with stab wounds, according to Bakersfield Police Lt. Jason Townsend.

The victims, whose identities haven't been released, were taken to local hospitals with minor-to-moderate injuries.

Christy was arrested several blocks away for two counts of assault with a deadly weapon and brandishing a weapon.

He's being treated at a local hospital for a minor injury and will be transferred to a a downtown jail facility upon his release.

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