Police search for attacker in stabbing

POSTED: 07:43 AM PST Feb 05, 2013    UPDATED: 05:50 PM PST Feb 05, 2013 
Stabbing Crime Knife

Santa Maria police are looking for an attacker who stabbed a man early Tuesday morning.

Police say the stabbing took place outside a home on the 300 block of South Thornburg Street just before 2a.m. Tuesday.

The victim was stabbed at least one time.  Police say the injuries were not life-threatening, and the victim refused medical attention.

Police describe the attacker as a Hispanic man, 20-30 years of age, approximately  5 feet 8 inches tall with dark hair and dark eyes.

The motive behind the stabbing is unclear.  

Police are asking anyone with information regarding the stabbing to call Crime Stoppers 1-877-800-9100.

300 block of South Thornburg Street, Santa Maria, CA