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KCSO investigating East Bakersfield stabbing that injured man

Posted at 5:09 PM, Nov 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-26 20:09:36-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a stabbing that happened in East Bakersfield Tuesday.

According to officials, around 11:30 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a victim of a stabbing on Pioneer Drive. When deputies arrived they found a man suffering from multiple stab wounds to his upper body. He was taken to a local hospital with moderate to major injuries.

KCSO said the suspect has been identified as a black man, medium-build in stature, wearing a black baseball cap and a grey button-up shirt. He reportedly fled the scene in a grey Dodge Ram pickup truck.

Anyone with further information is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (661) 332-4040.