CHICO, Calif. - Chico Police are searching for a suspect who stabbed another man near Sycamore Pool. The incident happened around 11 p.m. Friday on Vallombrosa Way, near Sycamore Pool and Bidwell Park's One Mile Recreation Area.
Officers found a man with a non-life threatening stab wound to his side. The 24-year-old victim told police he was near the pool with two friends when two men and three women walked up to them. One of the men started and argument, and it escalated into a physical fight between the suspect and the victim.
During the fight the suspect stabbed the victim. The suspect was last seen walking westbound on Vallombrosa Way. The victim described the suspect as approximately 20 years old. Police said alcohol was a factor in the incident.
Anyone with information about the stabbing suspect should call Chico Police at (530) 897-4900.