A man went to a local fire station on Monday night to report that he had been stabbed in the upper body near Recreation Park earlier in the day, authorities said.
The victim told police he was in the 5200 block of East Seventh Street at about 11 a.m. when he got into a fight with a man he knew, which ended in him being stabbed with a knife, police spokeswoman Shaunna Dandoy said. His injury was a non-life threatening cut to his upper body, police said.
It is not yet clear how the victim and suspect knew each other. The victim did not report the stabbing until the suspect returned Monday night and threatened him, Dandoy said.
Police said the victim reported the incident around 11:40 p.m. and officers found and arrested the suspect, 41-year-old Patrick Wash, shortly after on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, making a violent threat and violating parole. He is being held on a $50,000 bail, according to police.
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