MERCED -- A 21-year-old was stabbed in his arm with a knife Saturday night. Robert Nashineh was stabbed in the 3300 block of Cherokee Avenue, near Black Rascal Creek.
The victim reported he was walking home when the assailant approached him and removed a knife from his pant pocket and then stabbed him in the right arm, according to the police press release. The case is still under investigation to determine the identity of the assailant.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Merced police Sgt. Scott Skinner at (209) 385-4702, or the department's tip line at (209) 385-4725. Callers can remain anonymous.
-- Sun-Star staff