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Man in critical condition after stabbing in Pueblo

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Posted at 3:42 PM, Aug 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-15 17:42:14-04

PUEBLO — Pueblo police said they're searching for a suspect involved in a stabbing Thursday morning near the state fairgrounds.

Police said the suspect stabbed a 34-year-old man several times around 11 a.m. behind a business in the 1100 block of S. Prairie Ave. That's near the intersection of Prairie and Amherst. The man suffered serious injuries, and he was taken to the hospital in critical condition Thursday afternoon.

Police said they're looking for a dark-skinned Hispanic or black male, who's about 5’8 with a thin build and short hair with a beard. They said he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt at the time of the stabbing, and he left the scene on a maroon bicycle with the word "NEXT" in white letters on it.

If you have any information about the stabbing or the suspect described in this story, call Pueblo police right away at (719) 553-2502. To remain anonymous, contact Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 719-542-STOP or visit www.pueblocrimestoppers.com. If a Crime Stoppers tip leads to an arrest, you could earn a cash reward.