Monday, November 30 , 2015, 10:44 pm | Fair 46º

Police Arrest Suspect in Santa Maria Stabbing

By Giana Magnoli, Noozhawk News Editor | @magnoli |

Santa Maria police arrested a man Friday on suspicion of attempted murder after finding him near a stabbing victim, authorities said.

Police were called to a fight in the area of Church Street and Russell Avenue at 3:12 p.m. Friday and located a victim with multiple stab wounds.

The 34-year-old man refused medical treatment for the non-life-threatening wounds, according to police.

Police said Manuel Calles Arias, 34, of Santa Maria was arrested and booked into the Santa Barbara County Jail.

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