A 30-year-old Oxnard woman was hospitalized at St. Johns' with a stab wound to her throat at about 10 p.m. Thursday. The woman gave Oxnard Police investigators a basic description of the suspect and his vehicle.
Following several leads, investigators identified the suspect as 21-year-old Oxnard resident Carlos Arreola.
Arreola was located and arrested in the area of Wooley Road and Rose Avenue at about 6 a.m. Friday.
The victim was expected to make a full recovery.
If anyone has any additional information about this incident, they are encouraged to call Detective Jess Aragon at (805) 385-7547. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.