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One person flown to hospital following stabbing in Santa Maria, suspect still at large

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Santa Maria Fire Department

SANTA MARIA, Calif. - Santa Maria Fire reported that one person was flown to the hospital by helicopter after a stabbing Sunday morning.

The victim was located around 7 a.m. in the area of Lincoln Street and Battles Road suffering from a single, non-life-threatening stab wound.

That person was then flown to Cottage Hospital by CalStar for treatment.

Santa Maria police investigated and obtained a description of the stabbing suspect. Shortly after, a suspicious vehicle was found parked on the 900 block of West Morrison.

Officers approached the vehicle and spoke with multiple people inside, but the suspect was not found.

The Santa Maria Police Detective Bureau was called to the scene to continue the investigation.

Residents are asked to avoid the area at this time.

If anyone has any information, you are urged to contact the Santa Maria Police Department at 805-928-3781 ext. 2277.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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