Merced fight over broken window ends in stabbing

Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Merced stabbing suspect Juan Vasquez

Merced stabbing suspect Juan Vasquez (KFSN Photo)

Merced Police arrested Juan Vasquez on aggravated assault charges after a fist fight escalated.

Merced Police said they responded to a fight in progress at two businesses on West Ave. According to witnesses two employees of the businesses started fist fighting over a broken window on a truck.

Police say, Vasquez came to the aid of a co-worker and stabbed the victim twice in the upper body with an unknown object.

The victim was taken to the hospital. Police say the injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

Vasquez was booked on aggravated assault and criminal threat charges.

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