Teenager stabbed outside Ross in Salinas

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SALINAS (KRON) — A teenager was stabbed several times outside a Ross Dress for Less in Salinas Sunday night, according to police.

The stabbing took place in the parking lot outside the store at 1516 North Main Street around 9:30 p.m., police said.

The 19-year-old victim was stabbed in the upper body multiple times while trying to fight off the suspect. The teen was then taken to a hospital with injuries that are not considered life-threatening, police said.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male about six feet tall with a thin build and dark clothing.

Officers were able to find a knife at the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident has been asked to call Salinas police at (831) 758-7321 or text “SPD831” to 847411. People can also make an anonymous call to the department’s tip
line at (831) 775-4222, or the We-Tip line at (800) 78-CRIME.

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