CHICO — Police announced late Tuesday that officers arrested two people in relation to a stabbing on East Avenue in Chico.
Alexander McGregor, 18, and a 16-year-old juvenile who police will not name were arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, according to a press release from the Chico Police Department.
Police said Tuesday that a man and a juvenile were stabbed around 4:15 p.m. at the 7-Eleven on East Avenue. The adult was taken to a hospital and the juvenile was picked up by his parents.
Witnesses in the area notified dispatch to the direction the alleged stabbers had run away, according to the release, and officers found McGregor and the juvenile suspected in the stabbing in the parking lot of Chipotle on East Avenue.
The two who were stabbed, whose names police are withholding, suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the release..
Chico police officers are continuing their investigation into the stabbing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the department at 897-4911. The reference case number is 23-000490.