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Unknown Person Knocks on Stranger’s Door with Multiple Stab Wounds

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OROVILLE -

An unknown person knocked on a stranger’s door with multiple stab wounds around 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Butte County Sheriff’s report that they got a call from a resident near D St. and Fallbrook Ave. saying that some person they didn’t know knocked on their door after being stabbed multiple times in the head and body.

While deputies were on their way to the house, the victim was taken to the hospital. They are currently in stable condition.

Deputies say the suspect ran away before they got there, but he was identified later as Justin Weatherl, a 32-year-old Oroville resident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Phil Wysocki at (530) 538-7321.

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