SANTA MARIA The Santa Maria Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted in connection with a recent stabbing.
On Feb. 11, police were notified of a stabbing victim seeking treatment at a local hospital. An investigation revealed the incident occurred in the 1700 block South Depot Street. The adult victim, whose name was withheld, was treated for multiple stab wounds and has since been released from the hospital, according to a department news release.
The suspect has been identified as 22-year-old Jesus Valencia Haro. He is described as Latino with black hair and brown eyes, approximately 6-feet tall and 220 lbs.
Anyone with information on Mr. Haro’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Kulp at 805-928-3781 ext. 1643. To leave an anonymous tip, call 805-928-3781 ext COPS.