KCSO searching for man wanted for attempted assault with a deadly weapon

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Kern County Sheriff’s Office is in search of a man wanted for an attempted assault with a deadly weapon in Oildale Tuesday night.

According to KCSO, deputies received a call around 9:10 p.m. of a battery on North Chester Avenue and China Grade Loop. The caller was driving through the area when he witnessed an unknown adult male assaulting an unknown adult female. The caller tried to intervene when the adult male attempted to stab the caller. Deputies said the adult male was unable to stab the caller, but struck him with his fists before slashing his tires.

Deputies set up a perimeter in the area as a helicopter and K-9 units joined the search for the suspect. According to KCSO, deputies were unable to locate the suspect. There is no suspect information at this time. No injuries were reported in the incident.

This story will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.

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