NORTH FORK — The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a stabbing in North Fork last week.
On Feb. 14 at approximately 7:59 a.m., Deputy Jose Villegas of Madera County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service for a reported stabbing at Gas N Stuff service station, located at 33127 Road 222 in North Fork.
Upon arrival at the scene, Deputy Villegas learned that there was a verbal exchange between the victim and the suspect, which escalated to a physical altercation. The victim sustained stab wounds to his hand, which were treated at the scene by Sergeant Jacob Tallmon after Emergency Medical Services were refused.
The Sheriff’s Office is still trying to identify the suspect at this time. He is described by witnesses as a white male adult, approximately 5′ 8″ tall and 150 pounds, with facial hair (goatee), and short light colored hair. He was last seen wearing a brown jacket with a blue and black hoodie underneath, and blue jeans.
He left the scene in a white GMC Sonoma pickup truck with an unknown blonde female, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The female is described by witnesses as a white female adult, with blonde hair and blue eyes.
Madera County Sheriff’s Office is seeking identification of both the male suspect and the female subject.
If anyone has information relating to this case that may lead to the identification of these subjects, please contact Madera County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 675-7770.