WEST COVINA (CNS) – Police sought the public’s help in locating anyone who may have witnessed or have information regarding a stabbing in West Covina today that left a man in critical condition and a suspect in custody.
Peter Jacobo, 43, of Valinda, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon, and being held on $1,000,000 bail, the West Covina Police Department reported.
Police received a call a little after 2 a.m. regarding stabbing that occurred in the 100 block of South Glendora Avenue. Paramedics rushed the victim to an area hospital, in critical condition.
Officer searched the area for a suspect and took Jacobo into custody. He was booked at the West Covina Police Department Jail, arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.
West Covina police urged anyone with any information regarding the altercation to call them at 626-939-8688 or remain anonymous and leave a tip at www.crimestopperusa.org.