EAST PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — Police have arrested a man suspected in a stabbing that left another man seriously injured in East Palo Alto on Wednesday night.

Witnesses flagged down police on University Avenue around 10 p.m. and told them that a man had been stabbed in the neck, police said.

The victim, a 20-year-old East Palo Alto resident, was taken to a hospital to be treated for his injury, according to police.

Police said witnesses directed them to 30-year-old Roberto Romero, of East Palo Alto, and Romero was arrested.

Information on the victim’s condition was not immediately available. Anyone with information about the stabbing has been asked to call East Palo Alto police at (650) 321-1112.

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