Police are trying to identify three males believed to be involved in a stabbing last week in downtown San Luis Obispo’s popular Bubble Gum Alley, according to a news release.
Officers responded to a 911 call about a stabbing in the 700 block of Higuera Street about 12:35 a.m. July 19, where they found a male victim with multiple stab wounds to his upper torso and one stab wound to his forearm, the release said.
The man was taken to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries. He was release from the hospital later that day.
Surveillance video of Bubble Gum Alley show three men physically assaulting the victim, one of whom stabbed the man, police said. There appeared to be a dispute prior to the altercation that led to the assault, according to the release.
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The release listed three suspects, describing the first as a Hispanic male in his mid-20s, average build with black hair that reaches the mid-neck line. He had a black mustache and was wearing a black and white flannel shirt, gold chain and black hat with green writing on it.
The second suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his mid-20s, average build with brown hair the reaches the top of his shoulders. He had no facial hair and was wearing a red and blue flannel shirt and the same black hat as the first suspect.
The third suspect was also described as a Hispanic male in his mid-20s, with an average build and short black hair with a goatee-style beard. He was wearing an all white collared shirt with a backward gray baseball hat.
Any one with information about the stabbing or know the identity of the men seen on the surveillance video is encouraged to contact the San Luis Obispo Police Department at 805-781-7317 or Crime Stoppers at 805-549-STOP.