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Oxnard man stabbed in neck on West 5th Street

Thursday, September 12, 2013
An Oxnard man was stabbed in the neck Wednesday afternoon and his assailant fled on foot on West 5th Street on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

An Oxnard man was stabbed in the neck Wednesday afternoon and his assailant fled on foot on West 5th Street on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. (KABC Photo / Google Maps)

An Oxnard man was stabbed in the neck Wednesday afternoon and his assailant fled on foot on West 5th Street.

Oxnard police officers responded to a report of a stabbing on the 400 block of West 5th St. at about 7 p.m. A 48-year-old Oxnard man suffered a stab wound to his neck area.

The victim was hospitalized at the Ventura County Medical Center where he underwent surgery for a non-life-threatening injury.

The victim described his attacker as a Hispanic man about 35 years old who fled the area on foot.

Persons with information regarding this crime are encouraged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7740. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the Violent Crimes Hotline at (805) 982-7070. You may also contact the Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (805) 222-8477 and Ventura County Crime Stoppers.

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