Teen arrested for stabbing Oroville man in back

Jul 29, 2015 1:50 AM by Debbie Cobb

Butte County Deputies are investigating a stabbing in South Oroville.

The stabbing happened about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on Greenville Street at Roseben Avenue.

Sgt. Matt Keeling of the Butte County Sheriff's Office says a 24-year old man was stabbed in the back after an argument with a 17-year old male. The victim was undergoing surgery at about 9:30 p.m., but is expected to survive.

The suspect fled the scene and was found at a home on Parkdale. He was arrested after being questioned. Sgt. Keeling says the two were acquainted, but a motive is still under investigation.

The teen faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon.


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