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May 5, 2010 (Rancho Penasquitos) – An employee of Berry’s Car Wash at 9821 Carmel Mountain Road was assaulted and stabbed shortly before 8 p.m. last night. The victim, who is in his 30s, was preparing to leave the car wash when he spotted the suspect outside the closed business and asked him to leave.


According to San Diego Police, a fight ensued and the suspect stabbed the victim in the lower abdomen. The victim tried to escape but the suspected followed him and stabbed him multiple times in the torso.


The suspect was last seen running from the scene, eastbound on Carmel Mountain Road. He is described as a Hispanic male adult in his 40s, 5 feet 10 inches tall with a heavy build. He wore a blue shirt, blue jeans, brown work boots, and a white baseball cap. The assailant appeared intoxicated, according to the police bulletin.


The victim’s wounds are not considered life threatening.  San Diego Police Department is investigating this crime.