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Simi Valley assault, stabbing likely gang-related, 2 injured

A map indicates the area near the 1700 block of Royal Avenue in Simi Valley where a juvenile was stabbed and a second assaulted with a baseball bat on Saturday, May 18, 2013. (Google maps)

May 19, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
An investigation is under way after a juvenile was stabbed and a second assaulted with a baseball bat during a gang-related fight in Simi Valley Saturday.

Police responded to a fight call at the Arroyo Wash located north of Rancho Simi Community Park in the 1700 block of Royal Avenue around 4 p.m.

A citizen reported seeing several gang-related suspects appearing to be posturing for a fight.

As officers arrived, they found a fight in progress. Authorities said a juvenile was assaulted with a baseball bat and a second victim had been stabbed.

Officers located and arrested the juvenile suspect who was assaulting the juvenile with a baseball bat.

The juvenile who was assaulted with the baseball bat was treated for minor injuries and released to a parent. The stabbing victim was transported to a local hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

No other information was released. Police are treating the incident as gang-related. Anyone with information regarding the incident was urged to contact the Simi Valley Police Department at (805) 583-6950.


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