The victim of a stabbing early Tuesday morning in Chico is refusing to cooperate with authorities and declined to identify the suspect, an acquaintance.
Little information was released regarding what sparked the dispute, which escalated into a physical confrontation near Sycamore Pool in the One Mile Recreation Area in Lower Bidwell Park around 5:30 that morning. The victim, a 20-year-old white man, suffered multiple stab wounds to the torso. The wounds were not considered life-threatening.
The suspect, described as a white male in his 20s with a shaved head, fled the area. The victim was treated at Enloe Medical Center.