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Photo released of alleged suspect in Eureka knifing

EUREKA– Authorities have released the photo of the alleged suspect in a stabbing that occurred in Eureka on Friday afternoon.

Arrested was this man, Mark Nero. According to the Eureka Police Department, around 4:30 pm, a woman was assaulted and robbed on the 200 block of 3rd street. The woman sustained a large slash wound across the right side of her face. Officers located Nero in a nearby alleyway allegedly in possession of a knife. He was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County jail for armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. The victim was transported to St. Joseph Hospital for treatment.