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Two men stabbed in Arcata after assaulting man
ARCATA- Two men are recovering from a stabbing after they allegedly tried to assault another man.
Two unknown men reportedly approached a man camping along G street and began arguing with him. According to the Arcata Police Department the men began assaulting the man camping, knocking him to the ground.
In response, the camper reportedly stabbed both of the men, who then fled, and got into a vehicle that later crashed on 16th street.
Officers arrived at the traffic accident around the same time they talked with the man who was assaulted. They determined that the two men were the ones who allegedly assaulted the camper, due to their wounds.
All three were taken to Mad River Hospital. One of the men who was stabbed receive emergency surgery, but is now in stable condition.
The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made at this time.