Police have arrested a 17-year-old boy in connection with an early morning stabbing at an East Palo Alto home that left the victim seriously injured.
Officers responded to a report of a fight in progress inside a home at 1112 Newbridge St. at 3:21 a.m. on Monday.
When they arrived, they found a male resident suffering from multiple stab wounds, police said. The victim was treated at the scene then taken to a hospital, where he was listed in critical but stable condition. At about 5:15 p.m., a 17-year-old boy called police to report that he had been robbed and cut, police said.
While investigators were questioning him, the boy admitted that he was involved in the stabbing on Newbridge Street, police said.
He was arrested and booked into the San Mateo County Youth Services Center for attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.
Police are still investigating the motive for the stabbing.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to call police
dispatch at (650) 321-1112. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call or
text (650) 409-6792, or send an email to epatipnow.org.
--Bay City News