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Oxnard stabbing sends man to hospital; police look for suspect

This Google Maps image indicates the location of a stabbing on the 900 block of Cooper Road in Oxnard on Friday, July 26, 2013. (Google Maps)

July 27, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Authorities are looking for a suspect who stabbed a 27-year-old man in Oxnard Friday night.

Oxnard police said the victim was walking in an alley on the 900 block of Cooper Road around 7:30 p.m. when a man grabbed him from behind. The victim told officers that a struggle ensued and the suspect stabbed him.

The victim, an Oxnard resident, sustained multiple stab wounds to his neck and back, but his injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, police said. He was taken to St. John's Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The male suspect was described as being in his early 20s, wearing a white shirt and black pants. Investigators said it's not known if the suspect intended to rob the victim.

Anyone with information on this case was asked to contact Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (805) 222-8477.