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Santa Maria police make arrest in connection with Tuesday stabbing

Posted at 6:41 PM, Aug 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-23 21:41:36-04

Santa Maria police arrested a 19-year-old Santa Maria man on Thursday in connection with a stabbing that sent a man to the hospital earlier in the week.

Randy Esparza-Estrada was taken into custody on suspicion of attempted murder. He was arrested at a home in the 1200 bock of Creston Road in Paso Robles.

The stabbing occurred early Tuesday evening in the 900 block of North Palisades. A male victim reportedly suffered multiple stab wounds.

Previous coverage:
Victim ‘stable’ following Santa Maria stabbing