SUICIDAL MAN ARRESTED FOR STABBING MOTHER AND GIRLFRIEND; ONE VICTIM SUSTAINED LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES

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February 21, 2012 (Spring Valley) – A 28-year-old man was arrested this morning for assaulting his girlfriend, 35, and his mother at 1635 Canyon Road, #40, in Spring Valley. Deputies from the Lemon Grove Station responded to a call regarding the attack shortly after midnight.  According to Sergeant V.J. Rivera, the suspect “wanted to hurt himself and he had a knife with him.”  

The suspect’s mother suffered a cut to her head while the girlfriend had been stabbed twice; her wounds could be life threatening, Rivera said. In addition, the suspect had cut injuries on his wrists. 


All three were transported to a hospital for treatment. The investigation is being handled by detectives at the Lemon Grove Sheriff substation.