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Bakersfield Police respond to stabbing on Mt. Vernon Ave.

Posted at 12:01 AM, Aug 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-05 03:01:49-04

A man is in the hospital after being stabbed during a fight in the 3500 block of Mt. Vernon Ave.

Bakersfield police say it happened just before 6 p.m. on Saturday. When officers arrived, they learned that two adult men had been involved in a fight and one of them was stabbed with a knife.

The victim was transported to an area hospital where he is being treated for a minor stab wound. The suspect, Christopher Hudgins, was located and arrested for assault with a deadly weapon.

Anyone with information should call BPD at 327-7111.